English spelling of the name of a Shawnee chief. Said to mean "goes through one place to another" .

Proper nounEdit


  1. A male given name.
    • 1995 Pat Conroy, Beach Music, Bantam Books (1996), ISBN 0553574574, page 271:
      Elizabeth first met a presentable young lieutenant stationed at Fort Moultrie by the name of William Tecumseh Sherman. - - - My poor brother Tee, who grew up mortified by his given name, Tecumseh, was christened in honor of the soldier, not the great chieftain.
  2. Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. and Canada.
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