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n. pl. Santee or San·tees
A member of the eastern branch of the Sioux, comprising the Mdewakanton, Sisseton-Wahpeton, and Wahpekute peoples, with present-day populations in Nebraska, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Canada. Also called Dakota, Eastern Sioux, Santee Dakota, Santee Sioux.


(Placename) a river in SE central South Carolina, formed by the union of the Congaree and Wateree Rivers: flows southeast to the Atlantic; part of the Santee-Wateree-Catawba River System an inland waterway 866 km (538 miles) long. Length: 230 km (143 miles)



1. a city in SW California. 53,450.
2. a river flowing SE from central South Carolina to the Atlantic. 143 mi. (230 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Santee - a member of the eastern branch of the SiouxSantee - a member of the eastern branch of the Sioux
Siouan, Sioux - a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
2.Santee - the Siouan language spoken by the Santee
Siouan language, Siouan - a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux