Cherokee


Cherokee
The name of an Indian nation or tribe; a member of the Cherokee nation or tribe. Ephraim v Garlick, 10 Kan 280.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • CHEROKEE — Indiens d’Amérique du Nord de la famille linguistique des Iroquois, les Cherokee habitaient dans l’est du Tennessee et dans l’ouest des deux Carolines. Ils vivaient autrefois dans la région des Grands Lacs, mais ils émigrèrent vers le sud après… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cherokee —   [ tʃerəkiː], Gruppe nordamerikanischer Indianer, ehemals in den südlichen Appalachen, heute v. a. in Oklahoma (etwa 60 000 Cherokee), Reste in der »Cherokee Indian Reservation« im westlichen North Carolina (etwa 6 000 Cherokee). Sprachlich… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cherokee — Cherokee, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 1237 Housing Units (2000): 557 Land area (2000): 2.239008 sq. miles (5.799003 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.239008 sq. miles (5.799003 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cherokee, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 1237 Housing Units (2000): 557 Land area (2000): 2.239008 sq. miles (5.799003 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.239008 sq. miles (5.799003 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cherokee, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 5369 Housing Units (2000): 2556 Land area (2000): 6.408127 sq. miles (16.596973 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.024271 sq. miles (0.062862 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.432398 sq. miles (16.659835 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cherokee, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 722 Housing Units (2000): 336 Land area (2000): 0.686187 sq. miles (1.777217 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.686187 sq. miles (1.777217 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cherokee, OK — U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 1630 Housing Units (2000): 853 Land area (2000): 1.463364 sq. miles (3.790095 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.463364 sq. miles (3.790095 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cherokee — [cher′ə kē΄] n. [< extinct dial. form of Cherokee tsalaki, a self designation ] 1. pl. Cherokees or Cherokee a member of a North American Indian people formerly inhabiting a large area of the S Appalachian Mountains, now living in Oklahoma and …   English World dictionary

  • Cherokee — (spr. Cherokee), 1) Grafschaft im Staate Nord Carolina (Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika), an die Staaten Tennessee u. Georgia grenzend, 431/2QM.; Gebirge: Blue Ridge (Blaues Gebirge) u. Unaka (Smoky) Mountain; Flüsse: Hiawassee u. Valley… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cherokee — 1670s, from Cherokee Tsaragi …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cherokee [1] — Cherokee (spr. tscherrokī), Indianerstamm, s. Tscherokesen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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