Definitions for sagamoreˈsæg əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sag•a•moreˈsæg əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr(n.)

  1. (among the American Indians of New England) a chief or leader.

    Category: Anthropology

Origin of sagamore:

1605–15, Amer.; < Eastern Abenaki sάkəmα < Proto-Algonquian *sa·kima·wa; cf. sachem

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sachem, sagamore(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. sagamore(Noun)

    A chief of several Native American tribes, especially of the Algonquians.

    Be it sagamore, sachem, or powwow. uE000240556uE001 Longfellow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sagamore(noun)

    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

  2. Sagamore(noun)

    a juice used in medicine

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