Usage English (Modern)
Pronounced Pron. lə-KO-tə
Other Forms FormsLakhota
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 11/14/2006
Means "alliance of friends, the allies" or "feeling affection, friendly, united, allied" in the Lakota language. This is the autonym of a Native American tribe, also known as the Sioux. The Lakota were originally referred to as the Dakota when they lived in the Great Lakes region.