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Meaning of Onondaga

On•on•da•ga

Pronunciation: (on"un-dô'gu, -dä'-, -dā'-), [key]
— pl. -gas, -ga
  1. a member of a tribe of Iroquoian Indians formerly inhabiting the region of Onondaga Lake.
  2. the dialect of the Seneca language spoken by these Indians.
  3. a salt lake in central New York. 5 mi. (8 km) long; 1 mi. (1.6 km) wide.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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