Also called Sioux. a member of the largest tribe of the Siouan stock of North American Indians, who originally occupied Minnesota and Wisconsin and later migrated westward to the Great Plains.
a Siouan language spoken by the Dakota and Assiniboin Indians.
- Da·ko·tan, adjective, noun
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How to use Dakota in a sentence
Drumheller noticed that Dakota’s skin had shrunk to surround the underlying bone.Dinosaur ‘mummies’ may not be as rare as once thought | Jake Buehler | November 1, 2022 | Science News For Students
About 67 million years ago, Dakota was a roughly 12-meter-long, duck-billed dinosaur that ate plants.Dinosaur ‘mummies’ may not be rare flukes after all | Jake Buehler | October 12, 2022 | Science News
In Dakota’s design, a curtain of bubbles would span the river in a diagonal line.
Dakota’s idea was inspired by the Dutch Great Bubble Barrier in Amsterdam.
Zitkála-Šá, also known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, her missionary-given and later married name, was a Yankton Dakota writer, editor, translator, musician, educator, and political activist.Bans lifted, ad outages, feature releases, and more CWV; Tuesday’s daily brief | Carolyn Lyden | February 23, 2021 | Search Engine Land
Tim Mathern, a longtime North Dakota state Senator came to the event thinking that it was “all about licking our wounds.”
And Montana and South Dakota are basically red, of course, but are both elect Democrats sometimes.
Try Nebraska, South Dakota, Alaska, and Arkansas; what you might call a crimson tide.One of the Midterms’ Little-Noticed Big Losers: The NRA | Cliff Schecter | November 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ballot initiatives to raise the minimum wage passed in four states: Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota.
Three of those Democratic incumbents represent Indiana, Montana, and North Dakota.
I worked in North Dakota, and had saved up and planned to come over and marry my sweetheart, who waited in Brussels for me.Private Peat | Harold R. Peat
The native tribes of North Dakota are of three different linguistic stocks or races.
North Dakota has a number of places to which attach interesting legends and myths.
He and all his men crept quietly in the darkness through the Dakota lines and escaped safely.
About sixty-six years ago such an attack was made by a war party of Dakota.
British Dictionary definitions for Dakota
a former territory of the US: divided into the states of North Dakota and South Dakota in 1889
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