Definition of Pawnees

1. n. pl. A tribe of Indians (called also Loups) who formerly occupied the region of the Platte river, but now live mostly in the Indian Territory. The term is often used in a wider sense to include also the related tribes of Rickarees and Wichitas. Called also Pani.



Definition of Pawnees

1. Noun. (plural of pawnee) ¹

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Definition of Pawnees

1. pawnee [n] - See also: pawnee

Medical Definition of Pawnees

1. A tribe of Indians (called also Loups) who formerly occupied the region of the Platte river, but now live mostly in the Indian Territory. The term is often used in a wider sense to include also the related tribes of Rickarees and Wichitas. Synonym: Pani. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pawnees

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pawnees (current term)
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Literary usage of Pawnees

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1. The Plains of the Great West and Their Inhabitants: Being a Description of by Richard Irving Dodge (1876)
"I have heretofore mentioned the deadly hate which exists between the pawnees and the Sioux. Thirty years ago the pawnees occupied and claimed as their own ..."

2. The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America from by United States (1862)
"Volunteers, en route to Oregon, in Behalf of the United States, and the Chiefs and Headmen of the four Confederated Bands of pawnees, viz. ..."

3. Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1836)
"The pawnees speak a language altogether different from that of the Sioux tribes, or of any other Indians known to us ; unless that of the ..."

4. Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1836)
"The pawnees speak a language altogether different from that of the Sioux tribes, or of any other Indians known to us ; unless that of the Panis or ..."

5. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1847)
"SECTION III.— The pawnees. The pawnees consist of two tribes. 1. The pawnees proper inhabit the country on the River Platte, ..."

6. Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American by American Antiquarian Society (1836)
"The pawnees speak a language altogether different from that of the Sioux tribes, or of any other Indians known to us ; unless that of the Panis or ..."

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