Iroquois

(An). Anyone of the five (now six) confederate tribes, viz, the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, and sixth the Tuscaroras, added in 1712, now forming “The Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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