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00:34 Oct 24, 2002
Iroquoian Languages to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Geography
Iroquoian Languages term or phrase: o-at-ka
A native american word. Name of several streets, roads, creek, valley in Western New York
Tara Alexander
English translation:see explanation
Explanation:
The name O-AT-KA was taken from the Seneca Indians, meaning "leaving the highlands" or "approaching an opening". The "highlands" refers to Wyoming County and the "opening" refers to the Genesee River flowing into Lake Ontario
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Explanation:
The name O-AT-KA was taken from the Seneca Indians, meaning "leaving the highlands" or "approaching an opening". The "highlands" refers to Wyoming County and the "opening" refers to the Genesee River flowing into Lake Ontario


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