Definition of Sequoyah

1. Noun. Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843).

Exact synonyms: George Guess, Sequoya
Generic synonyms: Cherokee, Indian Chief, Indian Chieftain



Definition of Sequoyah

1. Proper noun. Inventor of the syllabary for writing the Cherokee language, also known as George Guess. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Septuagint
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Sequoia gigantea
Sequoia sempervirens
Sequoiadendron
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Sequoya
Sequoyah (current term)
Seraiki
Seraphina
Seraphine
Serax
Serb
Serbia
Serbia and Montenegro
Serbian
Serbian salad
Serbian salads
Serbians
Serbo-
Serbo-Croat
Serbo-Croatian

Literary usage of Sequoyah

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1. History and Civics of Oklahoma by Luther Jewett Abbott (1910)
"This is done chiefly through an extensive Sequoyah (George Guess), ... Sequoyah. Not a little of the progress among the Chero- kees was due to the ingenious ..."

2. The Chickasaw Nation: A Short Sketch of a Noble People by James Henry Malone (1922)
"With the Sequoyah alphabet a Cherokee could learn to spell in one day. ... Sequoyah invented simply a large and complete phonetic system in which everything ..."

3. The Chickasaw Nation: A Short Sketch of a Noble People by James Henry Malone (1922)
"With the Sequoyah alphabet a Cherokee could learn to spell in one day. ... Sequoyah invented simply a large and complete phonetic system in which everything ..."

4. The Quarterly (1901)
"Sequoyah. Honor to Whom Honor is Due. By Dr. JD Moody. In the early part of the eighteenth century there was quite an ¡migration of German people from ..."

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