medicine lodge

medicine lodge

noun
1.
a structure used for various ceremonials of North American Indians.
2.
(initial capital letters) the most important religious society among the central Algonquian tribes of North America.

Origin:
1800–10

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medicine lodge
 
n
a wooden structure used for magical and religious ceremonies among certain North American Indian peoples

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