Yankton, literally ‘end village’. (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Yankton
- 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.
- a town in SE South Dakota.
- A member of a Siouan people of the Great Plains of North and South Dakota.
- The Siouan language of the Yankton.
- Relating to the Yankton or their language.
- : one of the western prairie subdivisions of the Dakota people
- : a dialect of Dakota
Example sentences for Yankton
- The commissioners had satisfied the law, having met, organized, and adjourned in Yankton.
- Reaching Springfield—twelve miles below—before breakfast, in the evening we lifted Yankton out of a cloud of flying sand.
- That afternoon we were successful in landing a job out on Brown's ranch, a distance of fifty miles from Yankton.
- Its population was sometimes increased by visitors from the large Ponca Village, and from a Yankton village not far away.
- That trotting-cow man at Yankton ought to come up here and show Henderson a little speed.
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