from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting western Missouri and later southeast Kansas, with a present-day population in north-central Oklahoma. Substantial oil reserves were discovered on Osage lands in the early 20th century.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Siouan language of the Osage.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A Native American people related to the Sioux
- n. A member of this people
- proper n. The language of this people
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A tributary of the Missouri River.
- proper n. A member of the Osages, a tribe of North American Indians formerly living in western Missouri.
- proper n. The language of the Osages, a siouxan language.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Osage
- n. a river in Missouri that is a tributary of the Missouri River
- n. a member of the Siouan people formerly living in Missouri in the valleys of the Missouri and Osage rivers; oil was found on Osage lands early in the 20th century
French, from Osage wazházhe, tribal name.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)