noun, plural Ir·o·quois.
Origin of Iroquois
Examples from the Web for iroquois
He also fell in love with an Iroquois girl and concealed her within his home, under the care of one of his slaves.New York’s Scariest Night Out: The Ghosts, Rats, and Lunatics of ‘Nightmare New York’|Justin Jones|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kessenich, to be fair, has also lavished the Iroquois with praise for their skills and sportsmanship in subsequent games.
If for nothing else, lacrosse matters because it reminds us the Iroquois still exist.
When the teams played the Sunday before, the Iroquois lost by only a single point.
These comments incited an uproar among Iroquois fans believing Kessenich had disrespected their tradition.
Finally the Iroquois determined to make an end of the Hurons.
Mr. Frankenstein said that the stage manager told him that the Iroquois stage was not equipped with a true fire curtain.Chicago's Awful Theater Horror|Various
From that time forward, there was dread of Iroquois surprises in the camp.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime|William Henry Atherton
The Iroquois were ten strong, and soon it looked as if all our friends would undoubtedly be killed and scalped.Marching on Niagara|Edward Stratemeyer
For every whoop of the Hurons, the Iroquois give an angry yell of defiance.
British Dictionary definitions for iroquois
noun plural -quois
Word Origin and History for iroquois
1660s, from French (c.1600); not an Iroquoian word, perhaps from an Algonquian language. Related: Iroquoian.