Yankton: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (yangk'tun), [key]
— pl. -tons, -ton
  1. a member of one of two tribes of Dakota Indian people who inhabited the northern Great Plains in the 18th and 19th centuries. Cf.
  2. a town in SE South Dakota. 12,011.
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