Definition of Ponka
1. Noun. A member of the Siouan people of the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska.
2. Noun. The Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Ponca.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ponka
Literary usage of Ponka
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. By Trolley Through Eastern New England by Robert H. Derrah (1904)
"... the summer home of Thomas Bailey Aldrich, the well-known poet and author, where was written " From ponkapoag to Pesth," " ponka- poag Papers," etc. ..."
2. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association (1890)
"Instead of collars, the Omaha and ponka wore necklaces. ... The Omaha and ponka had no wigs. The one worn by the ponka chief, Standing Bear, prior to 1879, ..."