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  3  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]: 
 
  Algonquin 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  an  Algonquian  tribe  or  its  people  or 
  language  [syn:  {Algonquian},  {Algonkian},  {Algonquin}] 
  n  1:  a  member  of  any  of  the  North  American  Indian  groups  speaking 
  an  Algonquian  language  and  originally  living  in  the 
  subarctic  regions  of  E  Canada;  many  Algonquian  tribes 
  migrated  south  into  the  woodlands  from  the  Mississippi 
  River  to  the  Atlantic  coast  [syn:  {Algonquian},  {Algonquin}] 
  2:  family  of  North  American  Indian  languages  spoken  from 
  Labrador  to  Carolina  and  W  to  the  Great  Plains  [syn:  {Algonquian}, 
  {Algonquin},  {Algonquian  language}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Algonquin,  IL  (village,  FIPS  685) 
  Location:  42.16423  N,  88.30046  W 
  Population  (1990):  11663  (3975  housing  units) 
  Area:  13.6  sq  km  (land),  0.4  sq  km  (water) 




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