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Kan·sa(kăn′zə, -sə) also Kan·za (-zə)
n. pl. Kansa or Kan·sas also Kanza or Kan·zas
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting eastern and central Kansas, with a present-day population in eastern Oklahoma.
2. The Siouan language of the Kansa. In both senses also called Kaw.