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English adjective: Siouan

1. Siouan of or relating to the Sioux people or their language and culture


English noun: Siouan

1. Siouan (person) a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains


SynonymsSioux


Broader (hypernym)Buffalo Indian, Plains Indian


Narrower (hyponym)Biloxi, Catawba, Crow, Dakota, Dhegiha, Eastern Sioux, Gros Ventre, Hidatsa, Iowa, Ioway, Lakota, Missouri, Ofo, Oto, Otoe, Santee, Santee Dakota, Santee Sioux, Teton, Teton Dakota, Teton Sioux, Tutelo, Winnebago


Instance hyponymCrazy Horse, Rain-in-the-Face, Tashunca-Uitco

2. Siouan (communication) a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux


SynonymsSiouan language


Broader (hypernym)American Indian, American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, Indian


Narrower (hyponym)Biloxi, Catawba, Chiwere, Crow, Dakota, Dhegiha, Gros Ventre, Hidatsa, Hunkpapa, Ofo, Ogalala, Oglala, Santee, Tutelo, Winnebago









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