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Ca·yu·ga

 (kā-yo͞o′gə, kī-)
n. pl. Cayuga or Ca·yu·gas
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the shores of Cayuga Lake in west-central New York, with present-day populations in Ontario, western New York, Wisconsin, and Oklahoma. The Cayuga are one of the five original tribes of the Iroquois confederacy.
2. The Iroquoian language spoken by the Cayuga.
References in classic literature ?
They consisted of the tribes or, as their allies were fond of asserting, in order to raise their consequence, of the several nations of the Mohawks, the Oneidas, the Onondagas, Cayugas, and Senecas; who ranked, in the confederation in the order in which they are named.
Lawyers for the Senecas, Cayugas and State of New York are due back in federal court Thursday afternoon at 1 p.
Rochester Court Ruling Comes One Day After a Federal Judge Imposed a 14-day Ban on State Tax Collection Action on Sales by the Seneca and Cayuga Nations
Seibel has confirmed that 348 ballots were sent out; with 299 Cayugas receiving ballots (49 were returned with invalid addresses).
Unfortunately, this negotiation period started substantially later in time than the State's negotiations with the New York Cayugas.
Now we can start building a better future for all Cayugas," said newly elected Council Member Gary Wheeler.
NASDAQ: NYNY) today affirmed that it is continuing its efforts to develop a casino for the Cayuga Nation of New York following a decision by the Federal 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.
HAMILTON, ON, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cayuga International Speedway Park (at Nelles Corners) "revs up" its 2007 season by making history in hosting the first NASCAR(R) Canadian Tire Series race on May 26, 2007.