Pawnees Paw`nees", n. pl.; sing. {Pawnee}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians (called also {Loups}) who formerly occupied the region of the Platte river, but now live mostly in the Indian Territory. The term is often used in a wider sense to include also the related tribes of Rickarees and Wichitas. Called also {Pani}. [1913 Webster]

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