Algonquin

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Canadian French Algonquin, from earlier Algoumequin, from either Maliseet elakómkwik ("these are our relatives") or Mi'kmaq algoomeaking (at the place of spearing fish and eels).

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Algonquin (plural Algonquins)

  1. A member of an aboriginal North American people closely related to the Odawa and Ojibwe, and living mainly in Quebec.

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Algonquin

  1. The language spoken by the Algonquins, a transitional language between Ojibwe and Abenaki.

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Last modified on 3 January 2014, at 20:06