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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Iroquois  \Ir`o*quois"\,  n.  sing.  &  pl  [F.]  (Ethnol.) 
  A  powerful  and  warlike  confederacy  of  Indian  tribes,  formerly 
  inhabiting  Central  New  York  and  constituting  most  of  the  Five 
  Nations.  Also  any  Indian  of  the  Iroquois  tribes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Iroquois 
  n  1:  any  member  of  the  warlike  North  American  Indian  peoples 
  formerly  living  in  New  York  state;  the  League  of 
  Iroquois  (or  Five  Nations)  were  allies  of  the  British 
  during  the  American  Revolution  [syn:  {Iroquois}] 
  2:  a  family  of  North  American  Indian  languages  spoken  by  the 
  Iroquois  peoples  [syn:  {Iroquoian},  {Iroquois},  {Iroquoian 
  language}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Iroquois,  IL  (village,  FIPS  37712) 
  Location:  40.82874  N,  87.58474  W 
  Population  (1990):  199  (92  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Iroquois,  SD  (city,  FIPS  32020) 
  Location:  44.36646  N,  97.84973  W 
  Population  (1990):  328  (154  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57353 




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