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Ir•o•quoi•an  (ir′ə kwoiən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Language Varietiesa family of North American Indian languages that includes Cherokee, Seneca, Mohawk, and Oneida.

  1. Language Varietiesof, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Iroquois people.
  2. Language Varietiesof or belonging to the Iroquoian family of languages.
  • Iroquois + -an 1690–1700

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ˌIroˈquoian /ˌɪrəˈkwɔɪən/ n
  1. a family of North American Indian languages including Cherokee, Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, and Onondaga: probably related to Siouan
  1. of or relating to the Iroquois, their culture, or their languages

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