What does Dakota mean?

Definitions for Dakotadəˈkoʊ tə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dakota(noun)

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

  2. Dakota(noun)

    the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota

  3. Dakota(noun)

    the Siouan language spoken by the Dakota


  1. Dakota(Noun)

    A member of the Dakota people.

  2. Dakota(ProperNoun)

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

  3. Dakota(ProperNoun)

    either of the two states North Dakota or South Dakota

  4. Dakota(ProperNoun)




    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.

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  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. North Dakota Farmers Union:

    Thank you, North Dakota.

  2. Ron Ness:

    Don't devalue that quality North Dakota Bakken barrel.

  3. Dave Glatt:

    This is not something we want to happen in North Dakota.

  4. Dickinson Police:

    Some of the North Dakota niceness has left our community.

  5. Josh Pate:

    We looked into filming in North Dakota, but there are more resources in Utah.

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