[ yangk-tuh-nahy ]
/ ˌyæŋk təˈnaɪ /
noun, plural Yank·to·nais, (especially collectively) Yank·to·nai.
a member of one of two tribes of Dakota Indian people who inhabited the northern Great Plains in the 18th and 19th centuries.Compare Yankton(def 1).
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