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Kansa

[kan-zuh, -suh] /ˈkæn zə, -sə/
noun, plural Kansas (especially collectively) Kansa for 1.
1.
a member of a North American Indian people formerly of eastern Kansas, now living mostly in northern Oklahoma.
2.
the Siouan language of the Kansa.
Also called Kaw.

Kansa

[kahn-suh] /ˈkɑn sə/
noun, Hindu Legend.
1.
a tyrannical king killed by Krishna.
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North American Indians of Siouan linguistic stock who lived along the Kansas and Saline rivers in what is now central Kansas. It is thought that the Kansa had migrated to this location from an earlier prehistoric territory on the Atlantic coast. They are related to the Omaha, Osage, Quapaw, and Ponca.

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