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Osage

[oh-seyj, oh-seyj] /ˈoʊ seɪdʒ, oʊˈseɪdʒ/
noun, plural Osages (especially collectively) Osage for 1.
1.
a member of a North American Indian people formerly of western Missouri, now living in northern Oklahoma.
2.
the Siouan language of the Osage.
3.
a river flowing E from E Kansas to the Missouri River in central Missouri. 500 miles (800 km) long.
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Osage

/əʊˈseɪdʒ; ˈəʊseɪdʒ/
noun
1.
(pl) Osages, Osage. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in an area between the Missouri and Arkansas Rivers
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Siouan family
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Word Origin and History for Osage

name of a group of Siouxan Indians originally from Missouri, 1690s, via French, from their self-designation Wazhazhe. The ornamental tree osage orange (Toxylon pomiferum), name first attested 1817, originally was found in their country.

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