Hiawatha(redirected from Ha-yo-went'-ha)
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Hi·a·wa·tha(hī′ə-wŏth′ə, -wô′thə, hē′ə-) fl. 1550.
Onondagan leader who, along with Deganawidah, is credited with the organization of the Iroquois confederacy. His name was given to the hero of Longfellow's poem The Song of Hiawatha (1855).
(Biography) a 16th-century Onondaga Indian chief: credited with the organization of the Five Nations
Hi•a•wath•a(ˌhaɪ əˈwɒθ ə, -ˈwɔ θə, ˌhi ə-)
the central figure of Longfellow's poem The Song of Hiawatha (1855).
|Noun||1.||Hiawatha - a Native American chieftain who argued for peace with the European settlers (16th century)|