a communal dwelling, especially of the Iroquois and various other North American Indian peoples, consisting of a wooden, bark-covered framework often as much as 100 feet (30.5 meters) in length.
a long communal dwelling of the Iroquois and other North American Indian peoples. It often served as a council house as well
a long dwelling found in other parts of the world, such as Borneo
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