1. Word forms: plural ˌOnonˈdagas or ˌOnonˈdaga
a member of a North American Indian people formerly living near Onondaga Lake in
and now also
living in Ontario
the Iroquoian language of this people
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Word origin of 'Onondaga'< AmInd (Iroquois) Ononta'geʼ, lit., on top of the hill (name of the chief Onondaga village)