Indian agent


noun

an official representing the U.S. government in dealing with an Indian tribe or tribes.

Origin of Indian agent

First recorded in 1705–15
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British Dictionary definitions for indian agent

Indian agent

noun

an official who represents the US or Canadian government to a group of North American Indians
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