a member of a Siouan people of northeastern Montana and adjacent parts of Canada.
the Siouan language spoken by the Assiniboin.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Assiniboin or their language.
- Also called Na·ko·ta [nuh-koh-tuh], /nəˈkoʊ tə/, Na·ko·da [nuh-koh-duh] /nəˈkoʊ də/ .
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How to use Assiniboin in a sentence
He understood scarcely a word of French or English, and spoke only when addressed in his native Assiniboin.South from Hudson Bay | E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
Murray silently pointed to his Assiniboin companion, who apparently understood nothing of the conversation.South from Hudson Bay | E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
He was apparently an Assiniboin brave, decked out in cariboo robe and blanket, fringed leggings, and beaded moccasins.The Cryptogram | William Murray Graydon
It is the Pish-tah-te-koosh of the Algonkin tribes, "reckoned the fleetest animal in the prairie country about the Assiniboin."The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems | H. L. Gordon
Though half-Cheyenne and half-Assiniboin, he spoke English well, and manifested a marked sense of humor.A Daughter of the Middle Border | Hamlin Garland