noun, plural On·on·da·gas, (especially collectively) On·on·da·ga for 1.
Origin of Onondaga
Examples from the Web for onondaga
In Onondaga the radicals are onigonra, spirit, hio beautiful, ahetken ugly.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
The Onondaga threw his head to one side and the glittering blade, flying on, clove a ranger to the chin.The Sun Of Quebec|Joseph A. Altsheler
Robert said nothing, but the sardonic humor of both the Onondaga and the hunter was well to the fore.
He knew that according to the legend the league had been formed by Hiawatha, an Onondaga.The Scouts of the Valley|Joseph A. Altsheler
The hunter and the Onondaga looked at each other and their eyes expressed astonishment.
British Dictionary definitions for onondaga
Word Origin for Onondaga
Word Origin and History for onondaga
tribe in the Iroquois Confederacy, 1684, named for its principal settlement, from Onondaga onontake, literally "on the hill."