Wichitas Wich"i*tas (w[i^]ch"[i^]*t[add]z), prop. n. pl.; sing. {Wichita} (w[i^]ch"[i^]*t[add]). (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians native of the region between the Arkansas and Red rivers. They are related to the Pawnees. See {Pawnees}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Wichita — is the name of: *Wichita (tribe), a Native American tribe *Wichita language, the language of the tribePlacesIn the United States: *Wichita, Kansas *Wichita Falls, Texas *Wichita County, Kansas *Wichita County, Texas *Wichita Mountains, a small… …   Wikipedia

  • Wichita — ist der Name eines Indianerstammes, siehe Wichita (Volk) der Name deren Sprache, siehe Wichita (Sprache) der Titel eines Films von Jacques Tourneur aus dem Jahr 1955, siehe Wichita (Film) ein Indie Rock Label aus Großbritannien sowie der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wichita — puede referirse a: Wichita, un tribu indígena norteamericana. Wichita, la lengua de la anterior tribu. Wichita, una película estadounidense. Wichita, una ciudad del estado de Kansas, EE. UU. Wichita Falls, una ciudad del estado de Texas,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wichita — Wichita, KS U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 344284 Housing Units (2000): 152119 Land area (2000): 135.751445 sq. miles (351.594613 sq. km) Water area (2000): 3.180966 sq. miles (8.238663 sq. km) Total area (2000): 138.932411 sq. miles (359 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wichita — the largest city in the US state of Kansas. Wichita was on the ↑Chisholm Trail, the main route used by ↑cowboys moving cattle from Texas to the north of the US. Today the city is one of the main aircraft manufacturing centres in the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Wichita — [wich′ə tô΄] [after the Wichita (cf. Caddo wí·c ita, Osage wícita), a Caddoan people who relocated in a village at the site of the city in Kansas as Civil War refugees (1862 67)] city in S Kans., on the Arkansas River: pop. 344,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Wichita — (spr. ŭittschita), Stadt im nordamerikan. Staate Kansas, Grafschaft Sedgewik, an der Mündung des Little Arkansas in den Arkansas, wichtiger Bahnknotenpunkt, mit Theater, höhern Schulen, Ackergerätfabrikation, Versandschlächterei, starkem Vieh und …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wichita — (spr. wítsch ), Ort im nordamerik. Staate Kansas, am Arkansas River, (1900) 24.671 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wichita — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wichita (homonymie). 37° 41′ 20″ N 97° 20′ 10″ W …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wichita — /wich i taw /, n., pl. Wichitas for 1. 1. a member of a tribe of North American Indians, originally of Kansas but relocated in Oklahoma after the Civil War. 2. the Caddoan language of the Wichita. 3. a city in S Kansas, on the Arkansas River. 279 …   Universalium

  • Wichita — ► adjetivo 1 De un grupo de pueblos amerindios que habita en el estado norteamericano de Texas. ► sustantivo masculino femenino 2 Persona que pertenece a este grupo de pueblos. * * * Wichita es el nombre de: ● Wichita (tribu), un tribu indigena… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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