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iroquois american

An Iroquois-speaking North American Indian group, who settled in present-day W New York State and E Ohio. A member of the Iroquois League, they expanded through warfare in the 17th-c. They supported the British during the American Revolution, which led to the destruction of their villages by US troops, and their settlement on reservations in 1797.

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