noun, plural Sem·i·noles, (especially collectively) Sem·i·nole.
Origin of Seminole
Examples from the Web for seminoles
But the Seminoles did so playing a relatively light schedule against relatively lackluster opponents.
The Seminoles had just beat Idaho 80-14, and Winston was a top contender for the Heisman trophy.
On December 7, the Seminoles will play the Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game in Charlotte.
The Administration appeared to be paralyzed under this new demonstration of the power and madness of the Seminoles.The Exiles of Florida|Joshua R. Giddings
Frank realized this in a moment, and, knowing the Seminoles were harmless when well treated, felt no further alarm.Frank Merriwell Down South|Burt L. Standish
The Seminoles had lost heavily in the war, but as a nation they had gained some things of great value.Four American Indians|Edson L. Whitney
Osceola had always lived among the Seminoles, and regarded their lot as his.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
After the acquisition of Florida from Spain in 1819 many slaves in that section fled from their masters to the Seminoles.The Choctaw Freedmen|Robert Elliott Flickinger
Word Origin for Seminole
1763, from Creek (Muskogean) simano:li, earlier simalo:ni "wild, untamed, runaway," from American Spanish cimarron (see maroon (v.)). They fought ward against U.S. troops 1817-18 and 1835-42, after which they largely were removed to Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
A tribe of Native Americans who inhabited Florida in the early nineteenth century. After fighting a war against the United States to keep their land, they were forcibly removed to reservations west of the Mississippi River in the 1840s.