Seminole
noun (plural Seminoles or Seminole) Etymology: Creek simanó•li untamed, wild, alteration of simaló•ni, from American Spanish cimarrón wild Date: 1771 a member of any of the groups of American Indians that emigrated to Florida from Georgia and Alabama in the 18th and 19th centuries and that are now located in southern Florida and Oklahoma

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  • Seminole — [sem′ə nōl΄] n. [< earlier Seminolie < Creek simanó˙li wild, runaway, altered by metathesis < simaló˙ni < New World Sp cimarrón ] 1. Seminoles or Seminole a member of any of the North American Indian groups that separated from the… …   English World dictionary

  • Seminole — 1763, from Creek (Muskogean) simano:li, earlier simalo:ni wild, untamed, runaway, from Amer.Sp. cimarron (see MAROON (Cf. maroon) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Seminole — Infobox Ethnic group group=Seminole poptime=10,000 popplace=United States (Oklahoma, Florida) rels=Protestantism, other langs=English, Muskogean, Creek related=Miccosukee, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek)The Seminole are a Native American people… …   Wikipedia

  • Seminole — /sem euh nohl /, n., pl. Seminoles, (esp. collectively) Seminole, adj. n. 1. a member of any of several groupings of North American Indians comprising emigrants from the Creek Confederacy territories to Florida or their descendants in Florida and …   Universalium

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  • Seminole — n. member of the Seminole Indian tribe of North America; language of the Seminole Indian tribe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Seminole — Seminoles Sem i*noles, n. pl.; sing. {Seminole}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly occupied Florida, where some of them still remain. They belonged to the Creek Confideration. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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