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Yank•ton



Pronunciation: (yangk'tun), [key]
n.,
pl. -tons, (esp. collectively) -ton for 1.

1. a member of one of two tribes of Dakota Indian people who inhabited the northern Great Plains in the 18th and 19th centuries. Cf. Yanktonai.
2. a town in SE South Dakota. 12,011.

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