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DAKOTA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Dakota mean? 

DAKOTA (noun)
  The noun DAKOTA has 3 senses:

1. a member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux
2. the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota
3. the Siouan language spoken by the Dakota

  Familiarity information: DAKOTA used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DAKOTA (noun)


Sense 1Dakota [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Dakota" is a kind of...):

Siouan; Sioux (a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains)


Sense 2Dakota [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Holonyms ("Dakota" is a part of...):

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)


Sense 3Dakota [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The Siouan language spoken by the Dakota

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Dakota" is a kind of...):

Siouan; Siouan language (a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux)


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