Definitions for sachemˈseɪ tʃəm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sachem

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sachem(noun)

    a political leader (especially of Tammany Hall)

  2. sachem, sagamore(noun)

    a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)

Wiktionary

  1. sachem(Noun)

    A chief of a tribe of the American Natives; a sagamore.

  2. Origin: From sachem (compare Delaware sakima, Micmac sakumow).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sachem(noun)

    a chief of a tribe of the American Indians; a sagamore

Freebase

  1. Sachem

    A sachem or sagamore is a paramount chief among the Algonquians or other northeast American tribes. The two words are anglicizations of cognate terms from different Eastern Algonquian languages. Some sources contend the sagamore was a lesser chief than the sachem.

Anagrams of sachem »

  1. mechas

  2. schema

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