[ US /kəˈtɔbə/ ]
  1. a member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Carolinas
  2. slipskin grape; a reddish American table grape
  3. the Siouan language spoken by the Catawba
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  • In the 19th-Century, before vinifera was widely planted, some American wineries in Ohio and in the Finger Lakes produced great wines with Catawba (including a sparkler at Great Western in Hammondsport that won some critical acclaim in Europe). What We Drank (July 7, 2009)
  • After the Yamasee War they became known as the Catawba, which means "cut off," apparently referring to their being cut off from other Siouan tribes. History of American Women
  • The Catawba is the most important grape of general cultivation in every part of the United States where grapes will grow at all. The Resources of North Carolina: Its Natural Wealth, Condition, and Advantages, as Existing in 1869. Presented to the Capitalists and People of the Central and Northern States
  • The Catawba, Cherokee, Chicora, Edisto, Pee Dee, and Santee tribes are all still present in South Carolina. History of American Women
  • From there, early sparklers were made out of Catawba, which is an American grape that seems to not have the sweet, muddled taste of the others. Visiting the Finger Lakes: Part 2
  • Their town, "Catawba," contained then about 450 inhabitants, of which not more than 150 were fighting men. Indians of North Carolina: Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, Transmitting, in Response to a Senate Resolution of June 30, 1914, a Report on the Condition and Tribal Rights of the Indians of Robeson and Adjoining Counties of North Carolina
  • The Catawba were a Siouan-speaking tribe of the Piedmont area at the time of the first European contact. History of American Women
  • The US has hundreds of tribes of Native Americans, from the larger and familiar names of Apache, Sioux, Cherokee and Mohicans to the smaller and lesser-known Catawba, Kalispel and Quapaw.
  • Attempts to win over allies among the Cherokees and Catawbas paralleled the fitful construction at Fort Loudoun. George Washington’s First War
  • The Catawba Nation was actually a military alliance of several Siouan tribes and remnants of tribes who had been decimated by war and disease, and joined the Catawba. History of American Women
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