Definition of Potawatomi

1. Noun. A member of the Algonquian people originally of Michigan and Wisconsin.

Generic synonyms: Algonquian, Algonquin



2. Noun. The Algonquian language spoken by the Potawatomi.

Definition of Potawatomi

1. Noun. A Native-American people of the upper Mississippi River region. ¹

2. Noun. The Algonquian language spoken by the Potawatomi people. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Potawatomi

Post-impressionist
Postal Rate Commission
Postimpressionist
Postmaster General
Postum
Potamogale velox
Potamogalidae
Potamogeton
Potamogeton americanus
Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton gramineous
Potamogeton nodosus
Potamogetonaceae
Potamophis
Potamophis striatula
Potawatomi
Potawatomis
Potemkin village
Potemkin villages
Potentilla
Potentilla anserina
Potenza
Poterium
Poterium sanguisorba
Potiphar
Potomac
Potomac River
Potoroinae
Potorous
Potos

Literary usage of Potawatomi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"TREATY WITH THE potawatomi, 1836. Articles of a treaty made and concluded at a camp on Tippecanoe river, Apr. 11, isse in the State -of Indiana, ..."

2. Early Narratives of the Northwest, 1634-1699 by Louise Phelps Kellogg (1917)
"There they never have seen men with beards, because they pull their 1 The potawatomi Indians, for whom see p. 23 ante, note 3. 1 This tribe was probably the ..."

3. Early Narratives of the Northwest, 1634-1699 by Louise Phelps Kellogg (1917)
"... they pull their 1 The potawatomi Indians, for whom see p. 23 ante, note 3. * This tribe was probably the ..."

4. The Indian Tribes of the Upper Mississippi Valley and Region of the Great by Emma Helen Blair, Nicolas Perrot, Morrell Marston, Thomas Forsyth, Paul Radin, Gertrude M. Robertson (1912)
"William Metzdorf (a secular priest), of St. Francis, Wis., was formerly a missionary among the potawatomi of Kansas. Rev. J. Stucki is a Protestant ..."

5. The Fighting Cheyennes by George Bird Grinnell (2004)
"Sky Chief owned a mule which one of the potawatomi wanted and for which he had offered Sky Chief a horse, but at the time Sky Chief did not wish to trade. ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"potawatomi Indians, an important tribe of Algonquin linguistic stock, closely related dialectically to the Ojibwa and Ottawa, and living when first known to ..."

7. The Fighting Cheyennes by George Bird Grinnell (1915)
"Sky Chief owned a mule which one of the potawatomi wanted and for which he had offered Sky Chief a horse, but at the time Sky Chief did not wish to trade. ..."

8. The Life of Father de Smet, S.J. (1801-1873) by E. Laveille (1915)
"CHAPTER V THE potawatomi MISSION (1838-1839) Progress Made by the Jesuits in Missouri—Father Van ..."

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