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Wich·i·ta 1

 (wĭch′ĭ-tô′)
n. pl. Wichita or Wich·i·tas
1. A member of a Native American confederacy formerly inhabiting south-central Kansas and later moving southward into Oklahoma and Texas, with a present-day population in southwest Oklahoma.
2. The Caddoan language of the Wichita.

[Of Wichita origin (originally the name of one Wichita village population of the 18th century).]

Wich·i·ta 2

 (wĭch′ĭ-tô′)
A city of south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River southwest of Kansas City. It was founded in the 1860s on the site of an earlier Wichita village and boomed as a cow town after the coming of the railroad in 1872.
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The rugged granite Wichitas thrust up out of the prairie like some giant tumbledown tombstone.
The Wichita Mountain maples, were they the bigtooth variety, would have had to take a flying leap over the eastern New Mexico plains, the Texas panhandle, and the mesquite country of western Oklahoma before reappearing in the Wichitas.
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Christopher's Episcopal Chapel), Wichita, Sunday Praise and Worship services at 11am.