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Osceola

[os-ee-oh-luh, oh-sey‐] /ˌɒs iˈoʊ lə, ˌoʊ seɪ‐/
noun
1.
1804–38, U.S. Indian leader: chief of the Seminole tribe.
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  • Osceola's wife was of this class—a beautiful Indian woman with some negro and some white blood.

    The Indian Today Charles A. Eastman
  • If Osceola had had any one to give him a lift, I suppose he would have been off, too.

    A Jolly Fellowship Frank R. Stockton
  • Price broke up his camp at Osceola in haste, and fell rapidly back to Springfield.

    From Fort Henry to Corinth Manning Ferguson Force
  • Even the first one, from Osceola, was cleaned up and understood.

    The Machine That Saved The World William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • The cascade on Osceola creek, a few rods above its mouth, has scarcely a rival amongst the waterfalls of the West.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • But his mother called him Osceola, which means the rising sun.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • Osceola told him that he desired a talk with General Gaines.

    The Exiles of Florida Joshua R. Giddings
  • Osceola was so energetic that he enjoyed work for its own sake.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney
  • These mounds are located two miles north of Osceola, on Close creek.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • Osceola was not a chief, but he was well known and liked among the Indians.

    Four American Indians Edson L. Whitney

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