noun, plural Seminoles (especially collectively) Seminole.
a member of any of several groupings of North American Indians comprising emigrants from the Creek Confederacy territories to Florida or their descendants in Florida and Oklahoma, especially the culturally conservative present-day Florida Indians.
either of the Muskogean languages spoken by the Seminoles, comprising Mikasuki and the Florida or Seminole dialect of Creek.
of or relating to the Seminoles or their languages.
(pl) -noles, -nole. a member of a North American Indian people consisting of Creeks who moved into Florida in the 18th century
the language of this people, belonging to the Muskhogean family
A tribe of Native Americans who inhabited Florida in the early nineteenth century. After fighting a war against the United States to keep their land, they were forcibly removed to reservations west of the Mississippi River in the 1840s.
noun, (used with a plural verb) U.S. History. 1. a series of conflicts in 1818–19 between American forces under Andrew Jackson and the Seminole Indians in Spanish-controlled eastern Florida. 2. a series of conflicts from 1835 to 1842 between U.S. Army forces and the Seminole Indians over the Seminoles’ refusal to move from Florida to […]
noun 1. (pathol) (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə). a malignant tumour of the testicle seminoma sem·i·no·ma (sěm’ə-nō’mə) n. pl. sem·i·no·mas or sem·i·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə) A malignant tumor of the testis arising from sperm-forming tissue.
noun 1. a member of a people or tribe that has no permanent abode but moves about from place to place, usually seasonally and often following a traditional route or circuit according to the state of the pasturage or food supply. 2. any wanderer; itinerant. adjective 3. nomadic. noun 1. a member of a people […]
adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of nomads. adjective 1. relating to or characteristic of nomads or their way of life