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Definition of the noun abnaki

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noun - plural: Abnakis

  1. a member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Abnaki: Abenaki
    • more generic words: Algonquian / Algonquin = a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada
  2. the Algonquian language spoken by the Abnaki and Penobscot

Definition of the adjective abnaki

What does abnaki mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to the Abnakis or their language

Phrases with Abnaki

  1. Eastern Abnaki
  2. Western Abnaki

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhode Island Indians (2001)

Indians of Rhode Island and Easterns (Sic) Woodlands by Donald Ricky

ABNAKI The Abnaki (sometimes called Abenaki) are a group of coastal Algonquian tribes that lived in the area that is now Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, eastern Quebec, and the Canadian Maritime Provinces. The Missiassik Tribe of ...

Google previewDictionary of Wars (2013)

by George Childs Kohn

1% 2 Abnaki War, First Abnaki War, First (1675—78) The Abnaki (Abenaki) Indians lived in what is now Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, and, as allies of the French, they carried on a campaign against the English settlers in the area for ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

The Abnaki hunted animals such as bear, deer, and moose in the forests. They fished in lakes and rivers. The coastal tribes caught lobsters and gathered oysters and clams. The southern The coastal city of Abidjan is an important business ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Native American Tribes (2009)

by Carl Waldman

(The Algonquian word itself is wapanahki; alternative spellings include Abnaki, Wabanaki, or Wapanaki.) Those people classified under this name occupied ancestral territory in what now is the state of Maine, the easternmost of all the states, ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

Ives Goddard LANGUAGE LIST Abnaki, Eastern: formerly spoken in USA. Ethnic population: 1,800 in the ...

Google previewThe Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History

by Various

See Abnaki. Abercrombie,James. Enteredthe army,and obtaineda captaincy inthe42nd or ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Early American Republic, 1783–1812: A Political, Social, and Military History [3 volumes] (2014)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Indiana Indians (1998)

by Donald Ricky

" Abenaki (sometimes Abnaki) means "eastern" or "dawn" people.

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