Five Nations


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Five Nations

pl.n.
The Iroquois confederacy as originally formed by the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca peoples.

Five Nations

pl n
(Historical Terms) (formerly) a confederacy of North American Indian peoples living mainly in and around present-day New York state, consisting of the Cayugas, Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, and Senecas. Also called: Iroquois See also Six Nations

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n.pl.
the Iroquois Indian confederacy of New York, comprising the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca.
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Noun1.Five Nations - a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations)Five Nations - a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations); after 1722 they were joined by the Tuscarora (the Six Nations)
league - an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action
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