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Osceola

[os-ee-oh-luh, oh-sey‐] /ˌɒs iˈoʊ lə, ˌoʊ seɪ‐/
noun
1.
1804–38, U.S. Indian leader: chief of the Seminole tribe.
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  • If Osceola had had any one to give him a lift, I suppose he would have been off, too.

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  • Osceola did not live to see the defeat of the cause for which he had fought so resolutely.

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  • Even the first one, from Osceola, was cleaned up and understood.

    The Machine That Saved The World William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • Osceola's two wives and little daughters were in the company.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • Later an incident happened in which Osceola took some interest.

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  • He felt deep sympathy for Osceola, who told him all the details of his capture.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • It is said that Osceola was not allowed to rest in peace, even in death.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • But his mother called him Osceola, which means the rising sun.

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  • Osceola was so energetic that he enjoyed work for its own sake.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • Osceola was not a chief, but he was well known and liked among the Indians.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney

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