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n. pl. Hidatsa or Hi·dat·sas
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting an area along the Missouri River in western North Dakota.
2. The Siouan language of this people. In both senses also called Gros Ventre.
[Hidatsa hirá·ca (originally the name of the largest division of the Hidatsa people), of unknown origin (although traditionally thought to be derived from wirahacitatí, willow tree houses).]
n., pl. -sas, (esp. collectively) -sa.
1. a member of an American Indian people of North Dakota.
2. the Siouan language of the Hidatsa.
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|Noun||1.||Hidatsa - a member of the Sioux people formerly inhabiting an area along the Missouri river in western North Dakota|
|2.||Hidatsa - a Siouan language spoken by the Hidatsa|