[os-ee-oh-luh, oh-sey‐]


1804–38, U.S. Indian leader: chief of the Seminole tribe.

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  • If Osceola had had any one to give him a lift, I suppose he would have been off, too.

    A Jolly Fellowship

    Frank R. Stockton

  • Osceola did not live to see the defeat of the cause for which he had fought so resolutely.

  • Even the first one, from Osceola, was cleaned up and understood.

    The Machine That Saved The World

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • Osceola's two wives and little daughters were in the company.

    Four American Indians

    Edson L. Whitney

  • It is said that Osceola was not allowed to rest in peace, even in death.

    Four American Indians

    Edson L. Whitney