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Definition of the noun algonquin

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noun - plural: Algonquins

  1. a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Algonquin: Algonquian
    • more generic terms: Amerindian / Native American = any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
    • more specific words:
      • Abenaki / Abnaki = a member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec
      • Algonkian / Algonkin = a member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec
      • Arapahoe / Arapaho = a member of a tribe of Plains Indians formerly inhabiting eastern Colorado and Wyoming
      • Blackfoot = a member of a warlike group of Algonquians living in the northwestern plains
      • Cheyenne = a member of a North American Indian people living on the western plains
      • Conoy = a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in Maryland between Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac river
      • Cree = a member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada
      • Delaware = a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania
      • Fox = a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River
      • Illinois = a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west
      • Kickapoo = a member of the Algonquian people formerly inhabiting southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois
      • Malecite = a member of the Algonquian people of northeastern Maine and New Brunswick
      • Massachusetts / Massachuset = a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived around Massachusetts Bay
      • Menominee / Menomini = a member of the federally recognized tribe of Algonquian people living on a reservation in central Wisconsin
      • Miami = a member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan
      • Micmac / Mikmaq = a member of the Algonquian people inhabiting the Maritime Provinces of Canada
      • Mahican / Mohican = a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in the Hudson valley and eastward to the Housatonic
      • Nanticoke = a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Maryland and eastern Delaware
      • Chippewa / Ojibway / Ojibwa = a member of an Algonquian people who lived west of Lake Superior
      • Ottawa = a member of the Algonquian people of southern Ontario
      • Pamlico = a member of the Algonquian people formerly of the Pamlico river valley in North Carolina
      • Passamaquody = a member of the Algonquian people related to the Malecite and living in northeastern Maine and New Brunswick
      • Penobscot = a member of the Algonquian people belonging to the Abnaki confederacy and living in the Penobscot valley in northern Maine
      • Potawatomi = a member of the Algonquian people originally of Michigan and Wisconsin
      • Powhatan = a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived in eastern Virginia
      • Sauk / Sac = a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
      • Shawnee = a member of the Algonquian people formerly living along the Tennessee river
      • Wampanoag = a member of the Algonquian people of Rhode Island and Massachusetts who greeted the Pilgrims
    • instance: Wahunsonacock / Powhatan = Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia
  2. family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains

Alternative definition of the noun algonquin

noun

  1. A member of an aboriginal North American people closely related to the Odawa and Ojibwe, and living mainly in Quebec.

Definition of the adjective algonquin

What does algonquin mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. of or relating to an Algonquian tribe or its people or language

Place

Algonquin is a village in Illinois located in both McHenry and Kane counties. It is a northwest suburb of Chicago, located approximately 40 miles from the Loop. The 2010 Census placed the Village's population at 30,046, growing considerably from the 2000 Census figure of 23,276.

Phrases with Algonquin

  1. Algonquin Woodfern
  2. Tipula algonquin
  3. Drosophila algonquin
  4. species Tipula algonquin
  5. species Drosophila algonquin

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Algonquin

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Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

More to explore Algonquin • Cree • Delaware • Mohican • Native Americans • Ojibwa • ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2012)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

The Algonquin Roundtable, an institution of the literary scene in the 1920s, was a group of writers and artists who met for lunch at the AlgonquinHotelinNew York. Whentheyfirst gathered in 1919, all but a few ofthecriticsand columnists who ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Creation Myths (1994)

by David Adams Leeming, Margaret Adams Leeming

Algonquin. Creation. This earth-diver myth is similar to that of another Native American tribe, the Senecas. In this case the Sky Mother falls from the moon and produces a girl child who later mothers the culture 6 Ainu Creation.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 9: Literature by M. Thomas Inge

and Shannon Ravenel founded a small independent trade publishing house called Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. In 1989 Workman Publishing, a successful independent publisher of cookbooks, practical books, and children's books, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Native Music (2005)

More Than a Century of Recordings from Wax Cylinder to the Internet by Brian Wright-McLeod

Chad McKen- zie (Algonquin); Mark Meekis (OJ-Cree); David Ben Okimaw (Cree); Craig Trudeau (Odawa); Mike Wabano (Cree).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Glooscap (Algonquin)see Gluskap. Glooskap (Algonquin, Penobscot Indians) see ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

anénadek, chinkop (algonquin, Canada); Edeltanne ( german); ênénadek (algonquin, Canada); ilnashk (montagnais, Canada); nappartork (tchiglit, Canada and USA); Tanne (german); xalócotl (Mexico) Taxon number 25, ...

Google previewThe British Museum Encyclopedia of Native North America (1999)

by Rayna Green, Melanie Fernandez

Algonquin/Algonquian. With the exception of the 1roquois, Algonquian-speaking groups populate Northeastern America. These communities in Canada are dominated by two language groups lOjibvva and Cree) and one dialect referred to as ...

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