Sacagawea
also Sacajawea biographical name 1786?-1812 American Indian guide

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  • Sacagawea — [sak΄ə jə wē′ə, sak΄ə jəwā′ə] 1787? 1812?; Shoshone Indian woman: interpreter & guide for the Lewis & Clark expedition: see LEWIS2 Meriwether also sp. Sacajawea * * * Sac·a·ga·we·a (săk ə gə wēʹə, sä käʹgä wē ä) or Sac·a·ja·we·a (săk ə jə wēʹə),… …   Universalium

  • Sacagawea — also Sacajawea, name of the Shoshoni woman who accompanied the Lewis & Clark expedition. She had been a captive among the Hidatsas (a Siouan people), and her Hidatsa name was tsaka aka wi a, lit. bird woman (Hartley, 2002). Her Shoshoni name,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sacagawea — [sak΄ə jə wē′ə, sak΄ə jəwā′ə] 1787? 1812?; Shoshone Indian woman: interpreter & guide for the Lewis & Clark expedition: see LEWIS2 Meriwether also sp. Sacajawea …   English World dictionary

  • Sacagawea — Infobox Person name = Sacagawea caption = Randy L He dow Teton, model for U.S. Sacagawea dollar coin birth date = c. 1788 death date = December 20, 1812 death place = Fort Lisa, North Dakota other names = Sakakawea, Sacajawea, Sakagawea known for …   Wikipedia

  • Sacagawea — Amerikanische 1 Dollar Münze mit dem Bild Sacajaweas Sacajawea (auch Sacagawea), der Name bedeutet Vogelfrau (* ca. 1788 am Lemhi River, Idaho; † 22. Dezember 1812 in Fort Manuel, Montana) leistete einen großen Beitrag für die erfolgreiche Lewis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sacagawea — Statue de Sacagawea à Bismarck (Dakota du Nord) Sacagawea ou Sakakawea (1787 22 décembre 1812) était une amérindienne de la tribu des Shoshones. Elle est enlevée à l âge de 11 ans par les Hidatsa et vit avec eux comme esclave. Gagnée à un jeu de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sacagawea — noun a) A gold colored dollar coin with an image of the girl Sacagawea on the obverse. b) The historic Native American girl who led explorers Lewis and Clark across the United States …   Wiktionary

  • Sacagawea — Guía shoshone de la expedición de Lewis y Clark (1804–06). Capturada por indios hidatsas, llevaba cerca de 10 años separada de su gente cuando comenzó la expedición. Transportando a su pequeño hijo en su espalda viajó a través de miles de millas… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sacagawea — noun the Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way • Syn: ↑Sacajawea • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Shoshone, ↑Shoshoni, ↑scout, ↑pathfinder, ↑guide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sacagawea dollar — United States Value 1 United States dollar Mass  8.100 g  (0.26 troy oz) Diameter  26.5 mm  (1.04 in) Thickness …   Wikipedia

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