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Algonkin

[al-gong-kin] /ælˈgɒŋ kɪn/
noun, plural Algonkins (especially collectively) Algonkin.
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adjective
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Algonquin

/ælˈɡɒŋkɪn; -kwɪn/
noun
1.
(pl) -quins, -quin, -kins, -kin. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the St Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers in Canada
2.
the language of this people, a dialect of Ojibwa
noun, adjective
3.
a variant of Algonquian
Word Origin
C17: from Canadian French, earlier written as Algoumequin; perhaps related to Micmac algoomaking at the fish-spearing place
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