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Se·quoy·a

or Se·quoy·ah  (sĭ-kwoi′ə) Also called George Guess. 1770?-1843.
Cherokee scholar who developed a system of transcribing the Cherokee language.
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Noun1.Sequoyah - Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843)Sequoyah - Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843)
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