Pronunciation: (sā'chum), [key]
1. (among some North American Indians)
a. the chief of a tribe.
b. the chief of a confederation.
2. a member of the governing body of the League of the Iroquois.
3. one of the high officials in the Tammany Society.
4. Slang.a political party leader.
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