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1    pl   , -kees, -kee   a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in and around the Appalachian Mountains, now chiefly in Oklahoma; one of the Iroquois peoples  
2    the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family  

Cherokee rose  
      n   an evergreen climbing Chinese rose, Rosa laevigata, that now grows wild in the southern U.S., having large white fragrant flowers  
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