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  1. Quapawnoun

    a member of the Siouan people of the Arkansas river valley in Arkansas

  2. Quapawnoun

    the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Quapaw


  1. Quapawnoun

    Any of a Native American people who once lived in the Arkansas river valley.

  2. Quapawnoun

    The dialect of Dhegiha spoken by these people.

  3. Quapawnoun

    A town in Oklahoma.


  1. quapaw

    Quapaw refers to a Native American tribe originally from the Arkansas River area and considered part of the Dhegiha Sioux group of tribes. The name "Quapaw" translates to "downstream people". Today, the federally recognized Quapaw Nation is based in Oklahoma. It could also refer to the language spoken by this tribe, which is part of the Siouan language family.


  1. Quapaw

    The Quapaw people are a tribe of Native Americans who from the 17th century resided on the west side of the Mississippi River in what is now the state of Arkansas. The territory and state was named for them, as Europeans first learned their name as the Arkansea, the term used by the Algonguian-speaking Illini people. They are among the Siouan|-speaking peoples west of the Mississippi. The Quapaw are federally recognized as the Quapaw Tribe of Indians. Since removal in 1834, their tribal base has been in present-day Oklahoma. The number of members enrolled in the tribe is 3,240.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quapaw in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quapaw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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