Definition of sagamore in US English:

sagamore

noun

  • (among some North American Indian peoples) a chief; a sachem.

    • ‘Foot by foot, they were driven back from the shores, until I, that am a chief and a Sagamore, have never seen the sun shine but through the trees, and have never visited the graves of my fathers.’

Origin

Eastern Abnaki.

Pronunciation

sagamore

/ˈsaɡəˌmôr//ˈsæɡəˌmɔr/