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Caddo

[kad-oh] /ˈkæd oʊ/
noun, plural Caddos (especially collectively) Caddo for 1.
1.
a member of any of several North American Indian tribes formerly located in Arkansas, Louisiana, and eastern Texas, and now living in Oklahoma.
2.
the Caddoan language of the Caddo.
Origin of Caddo
< Caddo kaduhdá·čuʔ the name of a band
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  • Meanwhile the fragmentary Catawba, with which I believe that the Caddo was connected had its congeners far to westward.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • The Caddo and Comanche had epithets for this tribe, that signified "dog-eaters."

  • Somewhat later the Caddo confederacy in Texas took prominence, and the Caddo became a nucleus also.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • If this doctrine were true, the Caddo (Pawni) affinities would run eastwards.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • In the parish of Caddo, during the month of October, 1868, over forty Negroes were killed.

  • In the parish of Caddo during the month of October, 1868, over forty colored people were killed.

  • I hold, however, that some Caddo forms of speech must be indigenous.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • All the Caddo Indians are friendly to the whites, and if it was Tom he wouldn't hide away after you had spotted him.

    For the Liberty of Texas Edward Stratemeyer
  • The true explanation of this lies in the highly probable fact that both the Caddo and Pawni are members of one and the same class.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • The Caddo tribes were cultivators of the soil as well as hunters, and practised the arts of pottery-making and tanning.

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