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
Seminoles [(sem-uh-nohlz)]

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.


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