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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Algonquin  \Al*gon"quin\,  Algonkin  \Al*gon"kin\,  n. 
  One  of  a  widely  spread  family  of  Indians,  including  many 
  distinct  tribes,  which  formerly  occupied  most  of  the  northern 
  and  eastern  part  of  North  America.  The  name  was  originally 
  applied  to  a  group  of  Indian  tribes  north  of  the  River  St 
  Lawrence. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Algonkin 
  n  1:  a  member  of  a  North  American  Indian  people  in  the  Ottawa 
  river  valley  of  Ontario  and  Quebec  [syn:  {Algonkian},  {Algonkin}] 
  2:  the  Algonquian  language  spoken  by  the  Algonkian  people  [syn: 
  {Algonkian},  {Algonkin}] 




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