Yankton

/ˈjaŋkt(ə)n/

Origin

Yankton, literally ‘end village’. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Yankton

Yankton

noun

  1. a member of one of two tribes of Dakota Indian people who inhabited the northern Great Plains in the 18th and 19th centuries.Compare Yanktonai.
  2. a town in SE South Dakota.

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Yankton

noun

  1. A member of a Siouan people of the Great Plains of North and South Dakota.
  2. The Siouan language of the Yankton.

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Yankton

adjective

  1. Relating to the Yankton or their language.

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Yankton

noun

  1. : one of the western prairie subdivisions of the Dakota people
  2. : a dialect of Dakota

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Example sentences for Yankton

  1. The commissioners had satisfied the law, having met, organized, and adjourned in Yankton.
  2. Reaching Springfield—twelve miles below—before breakfast, in the evening we lifted Yankton out of a cloud of flying sand.
  3. That afternoon we were successful in landing a job out on Brown's ranch, a distance of fifty miles from Yankton.
  4. Its population was sometimes increased by visitors from the large Ponca Village, and from a Yankton village not far away.
  5. That trotting-cow man at Yankton ought to come up here and show Henderson a little speed.
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