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Noun: Cherokee  'che-ru,kee
  1. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living in the Appalachian Mountains but now chiefly in Oklahoma
     
  2. The Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee

Derived forms: Cherokees

Type of: Iroquoian, Iroquoian language, Iroquois

Encyclopedia: Cherokee, Oklahoma