sachem

  1. a political leader (especially of Tammany Hall)
  2. a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)

Sachem

A sachem or sagamore is a paramount chief among the Algonquians or other northeast American tribes. The two words are anglicizations of cognate terms (c.1622) from different Eastern Algonquian languages. Some sources contend the sagamore was a lesser chief than the sachem. ==Etymology== One source explains: According to Captain John Smith, who exp...
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sachem

[n] - a political leader (especially of Tammany Hall) 2. [n] - a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)
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Sachem

• (n.) A chief of a tribe of the American Indians; a sagamore.
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sachem

sagamore noun a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)
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Sachem

Sa'chem (sach e m) noun A chief of a tribe of the American Indians; a sagamore. See Sagamore .
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