Definitions for onondagaˌɒn ənˈdɔ gə, -ˈdɑ-, -ˈdeɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

On•on•da•gaˌɒn ənˈdɔ gə, -ˈdɑ-, -ˈdeɪ-(n.)(pl.)-gas; -ga.

  1. a member of an American Indian people of central New York: one of the Iroquois Five Nations.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the Iroquoian language of the Onondagas.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Onondaga:

1675–85,Amer.; < Onondaga on?·tàˀke on the hill, the name of the main Onondaga town


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Onondaga(noun)

    a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living between Lake Champlain and the Saint Lawrence River

  2. Onondaga(noun)

    the Iroquoian language spoken by the Onondaga


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