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 (kā-yo͞o′gə, kī-)
n. pl. Cayuga or Ca·yu·gas
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the shores of Cayuga Lake in west-central New York, with present-day populations in Ontario, western New York, Wisconsin, and Oklahoma. The Cayuga are one of the five original tribes of the Iroquois confederacy.
2. The Iroquoian language spoken by the Cayuga.


(keɪˈjuːɡə; kaɪ-)
npl -gas or -ga
1. (Peoples) a member of a Native American people (one of the Iroquois peoples) formerly living around Cayuga Lake
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family


(keɪˈyu gə, kaɪ-)

n., pl. -gas, (esp. collectively) -ga.
1. a member of an American Indian people, orig. residing near Cayuga Lake in New York: one of the Iroquois Five Nations.
2. the Iroquoian language of the Cayugas.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cayuga - a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living around Cayuga Lake in New York State
Iroquois - any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution
2.Cayuga - the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cayuga
Iroquoian, Iroquoian language, Iroquois - a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois
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In 1779 an expedition was sent against the hostile Indians, who dwelt about a hundred miles west of Otsego, on the banks of the Cayuga. The whole country was then a wilderness, and it was necessary to transport the bag gage of the troops by means of the rivers—a devious but practicable route.
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Bath Hatchery staff are responsible for stocking streams, lakes and ponds in nine counties across the Finger Lakes region: Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Seneca, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins and Yates.
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