a member of a North American Indian people formerly of western Missouri, now living in northern Oklahoma.
the Siouan language of the Osage.
a river flowing E from E Kansas to the Missouri River in central Missouri. 500 miles (800 km) long.
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How to use Osage in a sentence
Much of the nation has been caught up in a tempest that resembled one of the dinner-table scenes in August: Osage County.
Her grandfather had been a physician and healer who—according to family lore—married a descendant of the Osage or Pawnee tribes.
From there, he led groups of Kansa and Osage to scout for Spanish garrisons.
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From the Gasconade to the entrance of the Osage river, the south side of the river is hilly but well timbered.
The country round the Osage villages is one of the most beautiful the eye ever beheld.
From the last village on the Missouri to the prairies on the Osage river we found plenty of deer, bear, and some turkeys.
The best comment I can make on the navigation of the Osage river is a reference to my chart and journal on that subject.
For some distance from the Osage villages you only find deer, then elk, then cabrie, and finally buffalo.
British Dictionary definitions for Osage
plural Osages or Osage a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in an area between the Missouri and Arkansas Rivers
the language of this people, belonging to the Siouan family
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