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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.

    Etymology: From Dakota dakhóta ("ally")

  5. Dakotanoun

    The language of these people.

    Etymology: From Dakota dakhóta ("ally")

  6. Dakotanoun

    Either of the two states North Dakota or South Dakota.

    Etymology: From Dakota dakhóta ("ally")

  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.

    Etymology: From Dakota dakhóta ("ally")

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. Ron Ness:

    Don't devalue that quality North Dakota Bakken barrel.

  2. Donald Trump:

    The President 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 The President need, and that's Kevin Cramer.

  3. Newt Gingrich:

    Take a deep breath, slow down, go to the country, design a bill that does not try to get through the Senate through reconciliation and develop ideas strong enough that they're actually in a position to cross-pressure Democrats into voting for it, if they can't produce a bill good enough that in North Dakota, (Democratic Sen. Heidi) Heitkamp decides she has to vote for it, they need to ask: Why are they moving the bill?

  4. Richard Winger:

    If I were Donald Trump and I knew I was going to be running outside the major presidential parties, I would not file for the Texas primary and South Dakota, and probably the Ohio one, although there's a flaw in the Ohio law.

  5. Donald Trump:

    'Senator' Mike Rounds of the Great State of South Dakota just went woke on the Fraudulent Presidential Election of 2020. He made a statement this weekend on ABC Fake News, that despite massive evidence to the contrary, including much of it pouring in from Wisconsin, Georgia, Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and other states, he found the election to be ok -- just fine. Is he crazy or just stupid?

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