Definition of Cayuga
1. Noun. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living around Cayuga Lake in New York State.
2. Noun. The Iroquoian language spoken by the Cayuga.
Definition of Cayuga
1. Noun. One of an indigenous people of North America, part of the (w Iroquois Confederacy). ¹
2. Proper noun. Their Northern Iroquoian language. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Cayuga
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1907)
"Rept on petition praying for survey of waters of Seneca and Cayuga lakes with object of reclaiming Cayuga marshes. (Assem. Jol. Jan. 1824: 555- 556. ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"was filed in the clerk's office of the County of Cayuga, NY, the judgment of the county judge of said county, with the petition of certain taxpayers, ..."
3. Gazetteer of the State of New York: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the by Frank Place (1860)
"Cayuga Lake, on the western border, is 387 ft. above tide, ... It receives Cayuga and Owasco Outlets from the s. and numerous smaller streams from both the ..."
4. Annual Report by New York (State) (1874)
"The structures are: Eleven composite lift-locks, one side-lock at Seneca Falls, nine culverts, one pier at foot of Cayuga lake, one pier at foot of Seneca ..."
5. A History of the Purchase and Settlement of Western New York: And of the by James Harvey Hotchkin (1848)
"On the minutes of the General Assembly for May, 1818, the Presbytery of Cayuga is particularly noticed as one which had been blessed with revivals more ..."
6. The Traveller's Guide Through the Middle and Northern States, and the by Gideon Miner Davison (1840)
"Cayuga, 7 miles west of Auburn, is a small village; but affords a beautiful prospect of the Cayuga lake, and the bridge extending across, which is one mile ..."