What is another word for dakota?

18 synonyms found


[ dɐkˈə͡ʊtə], [ dɐkˈə‍ʊtə], [ d_ɐ_k_ˈəʊ_t_ə]

"Dakota" is a term that refers to the Native American tribes that inhabited the Great Plains region. There are various synonyms to this word, including Sioux, Lakota, and Nakota. Sioux refers to the largest Native American tribe in the Dakota region, and it is further divided into seven bands: Oglala, Hunkpapa, Sicangu, Miniconjou, Itazipco, Sihasapa, and Oohwakhah. Lakota, on the other hand, specifically refers to the Lakota people of the Dakota region. Finally, Nakota is a term that refers to the Nakota people who settled in the northern part of the region. These synonyms reflect the rich diversity and complexity of the culture and history of the Dakota tribes.

How to use "Dakota" in context?

Dakota is a Native American state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named for the Dakota Sioux Nation, who inhabited the state at the time of European encounter. Known as the "Heart of the Great Plains", it is bordered by South Dakota to the south, Nebraska to the north, and Iowa to the east. The state has a population of just over 1 million, making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Dakota is one of the few states with a majority of Native Americans in its population. The official name of the state is "South Dakota" but the more common and official name is "Dakota".

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