What does Dakota mean?

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dəˈkoʊ tədako·ta

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dakotanoun

    a member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux

  2. Dakotanoun

    the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota

  3. Dakotanoun

    the Siouan language spoken by the Dakota

Wiktionary

  1. Dakotanoun

    A member of the Dakota people.

  2. Dakotanoun

    the Santee branch of the Sioux people; the language of these people

  3. Dakotanoun

    either of the two states North Dakota or South Dakota

  4. Dakotanoun

    The Santee branch of the Sioux people.

  5. Dakotanoun

    The language of these people.

  6. Dakotanoun

    Either of the two states North Dakota or South Dakota.

  7. Dakotanoun

    A unisex given name transferred from the place name.

    'Montana?' I said. 'You can't call a kid Montana'―these friends of mine were going to call their new baby girl Montana and I tried to talk them out of it, because I'm sick of Australians naming their kids after American placenames, I'm sick of all these Montanas and Delawares and Indianas and Dallases. You'd never hear it the other way around; you're not going to hear about an American kid called Warrnambool or Kooweerup― and they said,'Okay okay, we won't call her Montana.' So they called her Dakota.

Freebase

  1. DAKOTA

    The Design Analysis Kit for Optimization and Terascale Applications is a software toolkit developed by engineers at Sandia National Laboratories to provide a flexible, extensible interface between analysis codes and iterative systems analysis methods. DAKOTA contains optimization algorithms using gradient and nongradient-based methods, parameter estimation with nonlinear least squares methods, uncertainty quantification with sampling, reliability, and stochastic finite element methods, and sensitivity/variance analysis with design of experiments and parameter study capabilities.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. dakota

    A Territory in the north central part of the United States. It was organized under a territorial form of government March 2, 1861, but very extensive alterations have since been made in its boundaries. The Territory has been greatly disturbed by marauding bands of Sioux Indians, or Dakotas, who were in 1862 and 1863 especially daring and aggressive, and though they have frequently been defeated by U. S. troops, notably under Gens. Sully and Sibley in 1863, they are still very troublesome, necessitating the frequent intervention of troops for the protection of the settlers.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Dakota

    From the Dacoits, a tribe of Indians found there.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dakota in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dakota in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Dakota in a Sentence

  1. Gerbert Schoonman:

    We see North Dakota as a big growth area for Hess, when oil prices rise, we will return to big growth in the Bakken again.

  2. Donald Trump:

    You need a senator who doesn't just talk like they're from North Dakota, but votes like they're from North Dakota. That's what you need, and that's Kevin Cramer.

  3. Ron Ness:

    Don't devalue that quality North Dakota Bakken barrel.

  4. Kristi Noem:

    This legislation does not have the problematic provisions that were included in last year’s House Bill 1217, those flawed provisions would have led to endless litigation for our state, as well as for the families of young South Dakota athletes -- male and female alike.

  5. Richard Bove:

    I think that oil prices will stay low for an extended period and banks will take substantial loan losses as a result of it, if oil prices stay down it makes sense to short banks that are operating in Texas, Colorado, North Dakota, etc.

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