Definitions for sagamoreˈsæg əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr
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sag•a•moreˈsæg əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr(n.)
(among the American Indians of New England) a chief or leader.
Origin of sagamore:
1605–15, Amer.; < Eastern Abenaki sάkəmα < Proto-Algonquian *sa·kima·wa; cf. sachem
a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)
A chief of several Native American tribes, especially of the Algonquians.
Be it sagamore, sachem, or powwow. uE000240556uE001 Longfellow.
the head of a tribe among the American Indians; a chief; -- generally used as synonymous with sachem, but some writters distinguished between them, making the sachem a chief of the first rank, and a sagamore one of the second rank
a juice used in medicine
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