Meaning of Algonquin

Al•gon•quin

Pronunciation: (al-gong'kin, -kwin), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -quins, -quin
—n.
  1. a member of a group of North American Indian tribes formerly along the Ottawa River and the northern tributaries of the St. Lawrence.
  2. their speech, a dialect of Ojibwa, of the Algonquian family of languages.
  3. Algonquian.
—adj.
  1. Algonquian.
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