Plains Indian


Plains Indian
Plains Indian
n.
a member of any of the North American Indian peoples formerly inhabiting the Great Plains: they were of various linguistic stocks but shared certain cultural traits, such as the nomadic following of bison herds

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  • Plains Indian — a member of any of the American Indian tribes, as those of the Algonquian, Athabascan, Caddoan, Kiowa, Siouan, or Uto Aztecan linguistic families, that formerly inhabited the Great Plains. All were more or less nomadic, following the buffalo, and …   Universalium

  • Plains Indian — Plains′ In dian n. peo a member of any of the American Indian peoples of the Great Plains who shared certain cultural features, including mounted hunting of bison and shifting residence in tepees …   From formal English to slang

  • Plains Indian — noun a member of one of the tribes of American Indians who lived a nomadic life following the buffalo in the Great Plains of North America • Syn: ↑Buffalo Indian • Hypernyms: ↑Indian, ↑American Indian, ↑Red Indian • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plains Indian — noun a member of any of various North American Indian peoples who formerly inhabited the Great Plains, a vast plains area east of the Rocky Mountains in North America …   English new terms dictionary

  • Plains Indian — /pleɪnz ˈɪndiən/ (say playnz indeeuhn) noun a member of any of the Native American peoples which formerly inhabited the Great Plains, of the Algonquian, Athabascan, Caddoan, Kiowa, Siouan, and Uto Aztecan linguistic stocks. Also, Buffalo Indian …   Australian English dictionary

  • Plains Indian Sign Language — language name=Plains Indian Sign Language states=USA and Canada signers=Few iso3=psdPlains Indian Sign Language (PISL) is a sign language formerly used as an auxiliary interlanguage between Native Americans of the Great Plains of the United… …   Wikipedia

  • Plains Indian Sign Language — ISO 639 3 Code : psd ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Indian City USA — is an outdoor museum in Anadarko, Oklahoma. It is said to be the only authentic reconstruction of American Indian dwellings and way of life in the United StatesFact|date=February 2007. The construction of the housing units was done under the… …   Wikipedia

  • Plains Apache — Apache Tribe of Oklahoma Essa queta, Plains Apache chief Total population …   Wikipedia

  • Indian — /in dee euhn/, n. 1. Also called American Indian, Amerind, Amerindian, Native American. a member of the aboriginal people of America or of any of the aboriginal North or South American stocks, usually excluding the Eskimos. 2. any of the… …   Universalium