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Noun: Dakota  du'kow-tu
  1. The Siouan language spoken by the Dakota
     
  2. The area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota
     
  3. A member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux

Derived forms: Dakotas

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, Siouan, Siouan language, Sioux

Part of: America, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern