Pronunciation: (ō-nī'du), [key]
—pl. -das, (esp. collectively) -da for 1.
1. a member of an Iroquois people formerly inhabiting the region east of Oneida Lake.
2. the Iroquoian language spoken by the Oneida Indians.
3. a city in central New York. 10,810.
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