Meaning of Cherokee
Pronunciation: (cher'u-kē", cher"u-kē'), [key]
— pl. -kees, -kee
- a member of an important tribe of North American Indians whose first known center was in the southern Alleghenies and who presently live in North Carolina and Oklahoma.
- the Iroquoian language of the Cherokee, written since 1822 in a syllabic script invented for the language by Sequoya.
- Cherokee (Thesaurus)