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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Five′ Na′tions(n.pl.)

  1. the Iroquois Indian confederacy of New York, comprising the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca.

    Category: Peoples

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Iroquois League, League of Iroquois, Five Nations, Six Nations(noun)

    a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations); after 1722 they were joined by the Tuscarora (the Six Nations)

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  1. Five Nations(ProperNoun)

    an annual rugby union tournament between the nations of France, England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland, the predecessor to the Six Nations tournament.

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