Dictionary.com

Iroquois

[ ir-uh-kwoi, -kwoiz ]
/ ˈɪr əˌkwɔɪ, -ˌkwɔɪz /
Save This Word!

noun, plural Ir·o·quois.
a member of a North American Indian confederacy, the Five Nations, comprising the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, and Senecas, and later the Tuscaroras.
adjective
belonging or relating to the Iroquois or their tribes.
QUIZ
TAKE JOY IN ACING THIS QUIZ ON “PRIDE” SYNONYMS
Hold your head up high as you embark on this quiz that explores some of the synonyms and meanings of “pride.”
Question 1 of 7
What does "dignity" mean?

Origin of Iroquois

1660–70, Americanism;<French: adaptation of an unidentified term in an Algonquian language
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Iroquois in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Iroquois

Iroquois
/ (ˈɪrəˌkwɔɪ, -ˌkwɔɪz) /

noun plural -quois
a member of any of a group of North American Indian peoples formerly living between the Hudson River and the St Lawrence and Lake ErieSee also Five Nations, Six Nations
any of the Iroquoian languages
adjective
of or relating to the Iroquois, their language, or their culture
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK