Definition of Siouan

1. Noun. 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.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to the Sioux people or their language and culture.
Partainyms: Sioux
Derivative terms: Sioux

3. Noun. A family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux.

Definition of Siouan

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Sioux people, culture or languages. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siouan

Sinological
Sinologist
Sinology
Sinophile
Sinophiles
Sinophilia
Sinophobe
Sinophobia
Sinophone
Sinophones
Sinornis
Sint Maarten
Sinti
Siobhan
Sion
Siouan
Siouan-speaking
Siouan language
Sioux
Sioux City
Sioux Falls
Sipah-e-Sahaba
Siphona irritans
Siphonaptera
Sippar
Sipple
Sipple's syndrome
Sippy
Sipuncula
Siqueiros

Literary usage of Siouan

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1. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association, American Ethnological Society (1892)
"The present paper is one of the results of original investigation among tribes of the siouan family from to, and from to the present time. ..."

2. Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi by David Ives Bushnell (1920)
"siouan GROUPS The piedmont region of Virginia, and southward, ... This was the territory of the Monacan, a siouan people who were ever enemies of the ..."

3. Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi by David Ives Bushnell (1920)
"siouan GROUPS The piedmont region of Virginia, and southward, ... This was the territory of the Monacan, a siouan people who were ever enemies of the ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1890)
"By a reference to the author's paper on "The Comparative Phonology of Four siouan Languages," read at the Montreal meeting of 1882 and published in full ..."

5. A Supplement to A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the American Indian in by Daythal Kendall, John F. Freeman (1982)
"Analysis of comparative siouan dialects of Canada; Feb. 8, 1965. TDS 3 pp. 4737. Sioux; 1900, nd 5 photographs, 3 postal cards. ..."

6. The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott MacCulloch (1916)
"The second Mandan cycle evidently belongs to the more properly siouan version of the demiurgic pair. The Lord of Life created the First Man, who formed the ..."

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