Osage

[əʊ'seɪdʒ, 'əʊseɪdʒ]
noun (plural same or Osages)
1》 a member of an American Indian people formerly inhabiting the Osage River valley in Missouri.
2》 the Siouan language of the Osage.
Origin
alt. of Osage Wazhazhe, the name of one of the three groups that compose this people.

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  • Osage — Osage, WY U.S. Census Designated Place in Wyoming Population (2000): 215 Housing Units (2000): 124 Land area (2000): 1.936867 sq. miles (5.016463 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.936867 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Osage — prop. n. A tributary of the Missouri River. Syn: Osage River. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osage, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 3451 Housing Units (2000): 1624 Land area (2000): 2.090442 sq. miles (5.414220 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.090442 sq. miles (5.414220 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Osage, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 188 Housing Units (2000): 108 Land area (2000): 0.321115 sq. miles (0.831684 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.321115 sq. miles (0.831684 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Osage, WY — U.S. Census Designated Place in Wyoming Population (2000): 215 Housing Units (2000): 124 Land area (2000): 1.936867 sq. miles (5.016463 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.936867 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Osage — Osage1 [ō sāj′, ō′sāj΄] n. [< Osage Wazhazhe ] 1. pl. Osages or Osage a member of a North American Indian people that migrated, over time, from the east coast of the U.S. to the Piedmont, then to Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma 2. the Siouan… …   English World dictionary

  • Osage — prop. n. 1. A member of the Osages, a tribe of North American Indians formerly living in western Missouri. [PJC] 2. The language of the Osages, a siouxan language. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osage — Osage, 1) (O. River), Fluß in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika, entspringt im Indian Territory, fließt nach dem Staate Missouri u. fällt dort nach einer Stromlänge von 110 Meilen unterhalb Jefferson City in den Missouri River; bei… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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