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On·on·da·ga

 (ŏn′ən-dô′gə, -dä′-, -dā′-)
n. pl. Onondaga or On·on·da·gas
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the eastern Finger Lakes region of west-central New York, with present-day populations in this same area and in southeast Ontario. The Onondaga are one of the original members of the Iroquois confederacy.
2. The Iroquoian language of the Onondaga.

[Onondaga onó·Ntà'ke, on the hill, a village name.]

On′on·da′gan adj.

Onondagan

(ˌɒnənˈdɑːɡən)
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to the Onondaga people or their language
2. (Languages) of or relating to the Onondaga people or their language
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(12.) The Onondagan (Syracuse University yearbook), May 30, 1891, 98, 148, 157, 167, 172, 204; and Wiliam Freeman Galpin, Syracuse University: The Pioneer Days (Syracuse: Syracuse UP, 1952), 159.