Definition of Sagamore

1. Noun. A chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief).

Exact synonyms: Sachem
Generic synonyms: Indian Chief, Indian Chieftain



Definition of Sagamore

1. n. The head of a tribe among the American Indians; a chief; -- generally used as synonymous with sachem, but some writters distinguished between them, making the sachem a chief of the first rank, and a sagamore one of the second rank.

Definition of Sagamore

1. Noun. A chief of several Native American tribes, especially of the Algonquians. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A juice used in medicine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sagamore

1. an Algonquian Indian chief [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sagamore

1. 1. [Cf. Sachem] The head of a tribe among the American Indians; a chief; generally used as synonymous with sachem, but some writters distinguished between them, making the sachem a chief of the first rank, and a sagamore one of the second rank. "Be it sagamore, sachem, or powwow." 2. A juice used in medicine. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sagamore

sagaciate
sagaciated
sagaciates
sagaciating
sagacious
sagaciously
sagaciousness
sagaciousnesses
sagacities
sagacity
sagaman
sagamen
sagamite
sagamites
sagamore (current term)
sagamores
saganaki
saganash
saganashes
sagapen
sagapens
sagapenum
sagapenums
sagas
sagathies
sagathy
sagbut
sagbuts

Literary usage of Sagamore

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children by Theodore Roosevelt (1919)
"NO PLACE LIKE sagamore HILL (To Ethel, at sagamore Hill) BLESSED ETHEL: White House, June 11, 1906. I am very glad that what changes have been made in the ..."

2. Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children by Theodore Roosevelt (1919)
"NO PLACE LIKE sagamore HILL (To Ethel, at sagamore Hill) _ _ White House, June 11, 1906. BLESSED ETHEL: I am very glad that what changes have been made in ..."

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