Definition of Sioux

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.




Definition of Sioux

1. n. sing. & pl. See Dakotas.

Definition of Sioux

1. Proper noun. Name applied to various formerly nomadic Native American tribes of the North American Great Plains. ¹

2. Proper noun. The group of languages spoken by the Sioux. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sioux

1. See Dakotas. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sioux

sinuses of dura mater
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sinusitises
sinuslike
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sinusoidal
sinusoidal capillary
sinusoidal function
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sinusoidal projection
sinusoidally
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sinusotomies
sinusotomy
sinuvertebral nerves
sioux (current term)
sip
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siphonapteran
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siphonarid

Literary usage of Sioux

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1908)
"Washington, District of Columbia, for the the sioux treaty fund, referred to in the eaid bill and answer, appropriated for the uses of the sioux tribe of ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"About the same time missions were established among the sioux in North and South ... In 1834 the great work of the Congregational Church among the sioux was ..."

3. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"Conference Between the United States of America and the sioux Nation of Indians. ... That the sioux Nation grants unto the United States for the purpose of ..."

4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"ARTICLE I. The Lower Brûlé band of Dakota or sioux Indians, Jurisdiction represented in council, hereby acknowledge themselves to be subject to the ..."

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