Cherokee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cherokee the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee
    • n Cherokee a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living in the Appalachian Mountains but now chiefly in Oklahoma
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Usage

In literature:

ALICE I. PAINE, Ingleside Farm, Cherokee County, Georgia.
"Harper's Young People, June 15, 1880" by Various
ALICE I. PAINE, Ingleside Farm, Cherokee County, Georgia.
"Harper's Young People, July 20, 1880" by Various
In 1838, Gen. Scott was intrusted by the government with the removal to the West of the Cherokees.
"Graham's Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848" by Various
Dragging Canoe, Cherokee chief, 192.
"Chronicles of Border Warfare" by Alexander Scott Withers
Her hand's on Cherokee's, an' she keeps his gun whar it belongs.
"Faro Nell and Her Friends" by Alfred Henry Lewis
During the war of the Revolution, the Cherokees took part with the British.
"Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, at January Term, 1832, Delivered by Mr. Chief Justice Marshall in the Case of Samuel A. Worcester, Plaintiff in Error, versus the State of Georgia" by John Marshall
Cumming (Sir Alexander) and the Cherokees, 257.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
It held good in the Cherokee Indian nation, that government within a government.
"Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew" by Robert McReynolds
But this screen of Cherokee roses hangs before me like a curtain, shedding fragrance from every fold.
"Mabel's Mistake" by Ann S. Stephens
He was three-quarter Cherokee Indian.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
The Shawnees had not been consulted in the treaty with the Cherokees.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
It is said that the mother, Me-tho-tas-ke, already had left, to return to the Cherokees.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
They are as unanimously opposed to a removal to Africa, as the Cherokees from the council-fires and graves of their fathers.
"Thoughts on African Colonization" by William Lloyd Garrison
There is more to this story, about her visiting the Cherokee Indians down there.
"The Crow's Nest" by Clarence Day, Jr.
The Cherokees shake their plumes and howl after a most horrid sort.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
In a second we were down the side of the porch, and crawling Cherokee-wise through the laurels to the back of the garden-seat.
"The Golden Age" by Kenneth Grahame
In this conjuncture, when deserted by his own people, Lewis found old Outacite, the Cherokee chief, willing to stand by him.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
I wants to say right yere, this Cherokee's plenty guileful.
"International Short Stories" by Various
It is known as the Cherokee Rose, and is naturalised in some of the Southern United States.
"Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens" by Ernest Thomas Cook
A story of pioneer life in Tennessee at the time of the Cherokee uprising in 1760.
"The Youngest Girl in the School" by Evelyn Sharp
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In poetry:

There came a Youth from Georgia's shore--
A military casque he wore, With splendid feathers drest;
He brought them from the Cherokees;
The feathers nodded in the breeze,
And made a gallant crest.
"Ruth" by William Wordsworth
The Management Area of Cherokee
National Forest, interested in fish,
Has mapped Tellico and Bald Rivers
And North River, with the tributaries
Brookshire Branch and Sugar Cove Creek:
A fishy map for facile fishery
"The Trout Map" by Allen Tate
At Slavery's beck, the very hands
Ye lift to Heaven, to swear ye 're free,
Will break a truce, to seize the lands
Of Seminole or Cherokee!
Yes,—tear a flag, that Tartar hordes
Respect, and shield it with their swords!
"The Tocsin" by John Pierpont

In news:

I got called a "liberal" the other day by a reader in Cherokee County who doesn't think much of my opinions and suggested "Someone should retire his word processor.".
I got called a "liberal" the other day by a reader in Cherokee County who doesn't think much of my opinions and suggested "Someone should retire his word processor.
His heritage is Creek and Cherokee tribes.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for an area including Marshall, DeKalb, Etowah, Calhoun, Cherokee and Blount counties.
Franklin could face a state penalty for spraying weed killer on an ancient Cherokee mound site because the town workers who did it weren't properly licensed to use the herbicide.
Sean Mabins teaches Isaiah how to use the weed whacker at the end of a spring day in Cherokee Heights, a suburban neighborhood on the south end of Springfield.
Images of a tiny Cherokee county community capture a forgotten corner of Texas' Rural Past.
"THE NAME WAS WHAT ATTRACTED ME first," photographer O. Rufus Lovett says of Weeping Mary, a Cherokee County hamlet that he has chronicled over the past four years.
Virginia State Police say this 1998 Grand Cherokee was involved in a head-on collision with a state trooper Wednesday morning.
The meeting was held at The Lodge at Cherokee Farms in.
Eastern clinched its first Olympic Conference American Division girls' soccer title since 2004, and coach Jamie McGroarty earned his 300th career win with the Vikings' 2-0 victory Wednesday at Cherokee.
Not only do fishing fans need to pray for mild weather for the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake O' The Cherokees, they also need to hope for a mild winter for the construction season leading up to the event.
"To ward off that extinction, the school provides our young generation the ability to speak Cherokee and gain a stronger connection to their Cherokee heritage and family.".
OKLAHOMA CITY — Cherokee County sheriff's deputies have taken a report on a domestic-violence situation.
Cherokee High School is the first high school in the Cherokee County School District to earn national accreditation for its automotive/transportation training program.
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In science:

Smithsonian. Tuchscherer, K., Hair, P. E. H. (2002). Cherokee and West Africa: Examining the origins of the Vai script.
Distribution of complexities in the Vai script
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