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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hurons  \Hu"rons\,  n.  pl 
  ;  sing.  {Huron}.  (Ethnol.)  A  powerful  and  warlike  tribe  of 
  North  American  Indians  of  the  Algonquin  stock.  They  formerly 
  occupied  the  country  between  Lakes  Huron,  Erie,  and  Ontario, 
  but  were  nearly  exterminated  by  the  Five  Nations  about  1650. 




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