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Sauk(sôk) also Sac (săk, sôk)
n. pl. Sauk or Sauks also Sac or Sacs
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, with a present-day population mainly in Oklahoma. Sauk resistance to removal from their Illinois lands ended in 1832 with the Black Hawk War.
2. The Algonquian language of the Sauk, dialectally related to Fox.
[North American French saki, from Sauk asaakiiha.]
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n., pl. Sauks also Sacs, (esp. collectively) Sauk also Sac.
1. a member of an American Indian people residing in Wisconsin at the time of first European contact, and later confined to reservations in Kansas and Oklahoma.
2. the dialect of the Fox language spoken by the Sauk.
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|Noun||1.||Sauk - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay|
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