- Huron-Iroquous Hu"ron-Ir`o*quous", n. (Ethnol.) A linguistic group of warlike North American Indians, belonging to the same stock as the Algonquins, and including several tribes, among which were the Five Nations. They formerly occupied the region about Lakes Erie and Ontario, and the larger part of New York. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.