HyperDic: shawnee

English > 2 senses of the word Shawnee:
NOUNperson Shawneea member of the Algonquian people formerly living along the Tennessee river
communicationShawneethe Algonquian language spoken by the Shawnee
Shawnee > pronunciation
Soundsshao'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Shawnee: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the Algonquian people formerly living along the Tennessee river.
InstancesPontiacfamous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769)
Tecumseh, TecumthaA famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813)
BroaderAlgonquian, AlgonquinA member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally / originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada
Spanishshawnee
English > Shawnee: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe Algonquian language spoken by the Shawnee.
BroaderAlgonquian, Algonquin, Algonquian languagefamily of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains

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