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n. pl. Quapaw or Qua·paws
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Arkansas along the Arkansas River, with a present-day population in Oklahoma.
2. The Siouan language of the Quapaw.
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Noun1.Quapaw - a member of the Siouan people of the Arkansas river valley in Arkansas
Dhegiha - any member of a Siouan people speaking one of the Dhegiha languages
2.Quapaw - the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Quapaw
Dhegiha - a branch of the Siouan languages
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Loose, the sub-agent of the mixed band of the Senecas, Quapaw, and Shawnees, and Mr.