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n. pl. Caddo or Cad·dos
1. A member of a Native American confederacy composed of numerous small tribes formerly inhabiting the Red River area of Louisiana, Arkansas, and eastern Texas and now located in central Oklahoma.
2. The Caddoan language of the Caddo.

[French, from Caddo kaduhdā·čuʔ, a major tribe of the Caddo confederacy.]
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(ˈkæd oʊ)

n., pl. -dos, (esp. collectively) -do.
1. a member of any of several American Indian peoples formerly located in Arkansas, Louisiana, and E Texas, and now living in Oklahoma.
2. the Caddoan language of the Caddo.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Caddo - a group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas
Buffalo Indian, Plains Indian - a member of one of the tribes of American Indians who lived a nomadic life following the buffalo in the Great Plains of North America
Aricara, Arikara - a member of the Caddo people who formerly lived in the Dakotas west of the Missouri river
Eyeish - a member of the Caddo people of northeastern Texas
Kichai - a member of a Caddo people formerly living in north central Texas
Pawnee - a member of the Pawnee nation formerly living in Nebraska and Kansas but now largely in Oklahoma
Wichita - a member of the Caddo people formerly living between Kansas and central Texas
2.Caddo - a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Aricara, Arikara - the Caddoan language spoken by the Arikara
Pawnee - the Caddoan language spoken by the Pawnee
Wichita - the Caddoan language spoken by the Wichita
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The Caddo Hills School District's Facebook page narrated that its senior high school student Tanner Wilson surprised his classmate Brandon Qualls with the wheelchair, as posted last Wednesday, Feb.
Mid-Con Energy, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Mid-Con Energy Properties, announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell substantially all of its Texas properties for $60M, subject to customary purchase price adjustments, and to acquire producing properties in Caddo, Grady and Osage Counties, Oklahoma for $27.5M, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
The refined products terminalling business consists of terminals located in Caddo Mills, Texas and North Little Rock, Arkansas with a combined 21 tanks, approximately 1.3m barrels of storage capacity and approximately 77,500 barrels per day of total throughput capacity.
Cherry, 65, worked at Caddo First National Bank in Glenwood--later First National Bank of Hot Springs, now part of Arvest--as CEO, CFO and general counsel during his 22-year tenure.
Caddo County Game Warden Tyler Howser confirms that the fish was a pacu, a relative of the piranha that is native to South America and can grow up to 50 pounds.
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The purchase included branches in Caddo, Bossier, Morehouse and Lincoln parishes in Louisiana and two counties in Mississippi.
Jones is publisher at Caddo Gap Press, San Francisco, California.
Federal funding is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe winter storms and flooding in the counties of Alfalfa, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Grady, Grant, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Logan, Major, Oklahoma, Roger Mills, Washita, and Woods.
and Delek Logistics Partners LP have formed Caddo Pipeline LLC, a 50/50 joint venture to develop the Caddo Pipeline.
Phillips, Ark., leads all counties in the nation with 243 lynchings between 1877 and 1950, and the Louisiana parishes of Caddo, Lafourche, Tensas and Ouachita round out the top five counties nationally.