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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. də-KO-tə

Meaning & History

From the name of the Native American people of the northern Mississippi valley, or from the two American states that were named for them: North and South Dakota (until 1889 unified as the Dakota Territory). The tribal name means "allies, friends" in the Dakota language.