[ tuhs-kuh-rawr-uh, -rohr-uh ]

noun,plural Tus·ca·ro·ras, (especially collectively) Tus·ca·ro·ra.
  1. a member of an Indian people living originally in North Carolina and later, after their admission into the Iroquois confederacy, in New York.

  2. an Iroquoian language, the language of the Tuscarora people.

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/ (ˌtʌskəˈrɔːrə) /

  1. plural -ras or -ra a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in North Carolina, who later moved to New York State and joined the Iroquois

  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family

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