1. Word forms: plural Daˈkotas or Daˈkota
language of this group
of the Dakota Indians or their language or culture
of North Dakota, South Dakota, or both
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Word origin of 'Dakota'< Dakota dakóta, allies < da, to think of as + koda, friend