Tus`ca*ro"ras (?), n. pl.; sing. Tuscarora (&?;). (Ethnol.)

A tribe of North American Indians formerly living on the Neuse and Tar rivers in North Carolina. They were conquered in 1713, after which the remnant of the tribe joined the Five Nations, thus forming the Six Nations. See Six Nations, under Six.

 

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