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squaw man

noun, Older Use: Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a white or other non-Indian man married to a North American Indian woman.
Origin of squaw man
1865-1870
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70
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squaw man

noun
1.
(offensive) a White or other non-American-Indian man married to a North American Indian woman
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