Meaning of Shawnee

Shaw•nee

Pronunciation: (shô-nē'), [key]
— pl. -nees, -nee.
  1. a member of an Algonquian-speaking tribe formerly in the east-central U.S., now in Oklahoma.
  2. the Algonquian language of the Shawnee tribe.
  3. a town in E Kansas. 29,653.
  4. a city in central Oklahoma. 26,506.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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