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Onondaga:

see Iroquois ConfederacyIroquois Confederacy
or Iroquois League
, North American confederation of indigenous peoples, initially comprising the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca; the native name for the confederated peoples is the Haudenosaunee.
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Onondaga

1. Lake. a salt lake in central New York State. Area: about 13 sq. km (5 sq. miles)
2. a member of a North American Indian Iroquois people formerly living between Lake Champlain and the St Lawrence River
3. the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family
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Beauchamp, Moravian Journals Relating to New York (Onandaga NY: Onandaga Historical Association, 1916), p.
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The difference between these instances and the peace among the Cayuga, Mohawk, Onandaga, Oneida, Seneca, and Tuscarora nations, even upon the dissolution of the Iroquois League, may simply be the institution of the League, which functioned as a successful security regime and provided the normative framework for peace.
In a light rain, the Hunters took up position and unfurled their flag -- an eagle and two stars on a blue background, lovingly stitched by the ladies of Onandaga County.