from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly occupied Florida, where some of them still remain. They belonged to the Creek Confideration.

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  • noun Plural form of Seminole.


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  • It's doubtful the Badgers or Hughes will face a tougher test than what they had in Seminoles star Toney Douglas, the under-appreciated guard who averages 21 points and led fifth-seeded Florida State (25-10) to its first tournament appearance in 11 years. 2008

  • The Demon Deacons picked off Florida State's Xavier Lee on successive passes deep in Seminoles territory early in the second quarter and the turnovers led to 10 points. - College Football - Wake Forest vs. Florida St. 2006

  • You're not going to put the name Seminoles on the scoreboard but you put the Hooters girls on it.

    Archive 2005-08-01 2005

  • You're not going to put the name Seminoles on the scoreboard but you put the Hooters girls on it.

    Your Right Hand Thief 2005

  • Florida State’s team is called the Seminoles, after the native people dispossessed or slaughtered by Andrew Jackson’s empire-making machine.

    Dream State Diane Roberts 2008

  • In the end the Seminoles were as proud of the mascot as the school was.

    Burning Man and the Indigenous Community. - Feministing 2009

  • This was the third straight time the Wolfpack's home game with the Seminoles was a nationally televised Thursday night game. 2008

  • The Seminoles are a highly talented football team.

    Maryland-Florida State - protecting our house Rick Nelligan 2010

  • Patterson's long pass in the end zone and the Seminoles were able to run out the clock. 2004

  • The change of scenery paid off Barthelemy's final year with the Seminoles has been his best. - Baseball Weekly's All-Americans 2002


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