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Os·ce·o·la(ŏs′ē-ō′lə, ō′sē-) 1804?-1838.
Seminole leader who resisted the American government's removal of his people from Florida in the 1830s. He died in prison after being tricked into surrendering (1837).
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Os•ce•o•la(ˌɒs iˈoʊ lə, ˌoʊ seɪ-)
1804–38, U.S. Indian leader: chief of the Seminole tribe.
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