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

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  1. A male given name
    • 1995 Pat Conroy, Beach Music, Bantam Books (1996), →ISBN, 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. A city in Michigan
  3. A city in Nebraska, and the county seat of Johnson County.
  4. A city in Oklahoma
  5. A town in Ontario, Canada

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