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Huron

[ hyoor-uhn, -on or, often, yoor- ]
/ ˈhyʊər ən, -ɒn or, often, ˈyʊər- /
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noun
a member of an Indian tribe, the northwestern member of the Iroquoian family, living west of Lake Huron.
an Iroquoian language, the language of the Huron Indians.
Lake, a lake between the U.S. and Canada: second largest of the Great Lakes. 23,010 sq. mi. (59,595 sq. km).
a city in E South Dakota.
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Origin of Huron

An Americanism dating back to 1625–35
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British Dictionary definitions for Huron

Huron
/ (ˈhjʊərən) /

noun
Lake Huron a lake in North America, between the US and Canada: the second largest of the Great Lakes. Area: 59 570 sq km (23 000 sq miles)
plural -rons or -ron a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in the region east of Lake Huron
the Iroquoian language of this people
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