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Wich·i·ta 1

n. pl. Wichita or Wich·i·tas
1. A member of a Native American confederacy formerly inhabiting south-central Kansas and later moving southward into Oklahoma and Texas, with a present-day population in southwest Oklahoma.
2. The Caddoan language of the Wichita.

[Of Wichita origin (originally the name of one Wichita village population of the 18th century).]

Wich·i·ta 2

A city of south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River southwest of Kansas City. It was founded in the 1860s on the site of an earlier Wichita village and boomed as a cow town after the coming of the railroad in 1872.
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(Placename) a city in S Kansas, on the Arkansas River: the largest city in the state; two universities. Pop: 354 617 (2003 est)
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(ˈwɪtʃ ɪˌtɔ)

a city in S Kansas, on the Arkansas River. 320,395.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Wichita - a member of the Caddo people formerly living between Kansas and central Texas
Caddo - a group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas
2.Wichita - the largest city in Kansas; located in southern Kansas on the Arkansas River
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
3.Wichita - the Caddoan language spoken by the Wichita
Caddoan, Caddoan language, Caddo - a family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the Midwest by the Caddo
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Witchita businessman Chris Ellis has a big personality, which became evident to Vicki Anderson the first time Ellis ordered at her McDonald's drive-thru window.
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Also a student at Baylor University, Joanna Stevens, now 39, had spent her childhood in Witchita, Kansas.
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Therefore, we have the situation whereby 30,000 football supporters will have to miss/lose work, or battle the Monday-night London commute, simply because NFL supporters like watching the Witchita Whalebait and the Denver Doo wah-diddies play 'catch'.
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For example, in The High Window, after he has exposed Elizabeth Bright Murdock's cruel manipulation of Merle Davis, the only way Marlowe can figure to rectify the situation is to return Merle to Witchita and her family, from whom she has long been estranged while under Murdock's influence.