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cherokees


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cherokees  \Cher`o*kees"\,  n.  pl.;  sing.  {Cherokee}.  (Ethnol.) 
  An  Appalachian  tribe  of  Indians,  formerly  inhabiting  the 
  region  about  the  head  waters  of  the  Tennessee  River.  They  are 
  now  mostly  settled  in  the  Indian  Territory,  and  have  become 
  one  of  the  most  civilized  of  the  Indian  Tribes. 




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