Cheyenne

[ʃʌɪ'an]
noun (plural same or Cheyennes)
1》 a member of an American Indian people formerly living between the Missouri and Arkansas Rivers.
2》 the Algonquian language of the Cheyenne.
Origin
Canad. Fr., from Dakota šahíyena, from šaia 'speak incoherently'.

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  • Cheyenne — • Diocese established 9 August, 1887 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cheyenne     Cheyenne     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Cheyenne — Cheyenne, WY U.S. city in Wyoming Population (2000): 53011 Housing Units (2000): 23782 Land area (2000): 21.108509 sq. miles (54.670786 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.082327 sq. miles (0.213226 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.190836 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cheyenne — puede referirse a: Los cheyennes, un pueblo indígena norteamericano. El idioma hablado por los miembros de dicho pueblo. Cheyenne, localidad del estado estadounidense de Oklahoma. Cheyenne, la capital y ciudad más grande del estado estadounidense …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cheyenne, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 778 Housing Units (2000): 417 Land area (2000): 0.991635 sq. miles (2.568323 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.991635 sq. miles (2.568323 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cheyenne, WY — U.S. city in Wyoming Population (2000): 53011 Housing Units (2000): 23782 Land area (2000): 21.108509 sq. miles (54.670786 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.082327 sq. miles (0.213226 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.190836 sq. miles (54.884012 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cheyenne — Cheyenne1 [shī an′, shīen′] n. [Fr < Dakota šahíyena: meaning unknown ] 1. pl. Cheyennes or Cheyenne a member of a North American Indian people that migrated from Minnesota to the headwaters of the Platte River, and into S Colorado and SW… …   English World dictionary

  • Cheyenne — (spr. schi énn), Hauptstadt des nordamerikan. Staates Wyoming, Grafschaft Laramie, 1851 m ü. M., an der Union Pacificbahn, mit Kapitol, Bibliothek, Landamt, Eisenbahnwerkstätten, Achatschleiferei, starkem Viehhandel und 14,087 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cheyenne — (spr. schīénn), Hauptstadt des nordamerik. Staates Wyoming, 1843 m ü.d.M., (1900) 14.087 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cheyenne — the capital city of the US state of ↑Wyoming …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cheyenne — 1778, from Fr. Canadian, from Dakota Sahi yena, a dim. of Sahi ya, a Dakotan name for the Cree people …   Etymology dictionary

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