Sauks
Sacs Sacs (s[add]ks), n. pl.; sing. {Sac}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians, which, together with the Foxes, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin. [Written also {Sauks}.] [1913 Webster]

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