Example sentences for: algonquian

How can you use “algonquian” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • American English , by Albert H. Marckwardt, contains the information that Chicago comes from an Algonquian word meaning `garlic field.

  • Flat-Head , for example, refers to several tribes (Catawba, Chinook, Choctaw, Waxshaw, et al.) that once practised head-flattening; and the Yellowknife , an Algonquian people living east of Great Slave Lake, Canada, were so named from their use of copper implements: pedestrian names, these, in which inventiveness played no part.

  • In various Algonquian languages, the Ojibwa were the greatest ( ochibe, ochippe, ochipwe, ojibwa, otchipwe) but ojib-ubway mocassins with a puckered seam (a style characteristic of Ojibwa footwear), literally, to roast till puckered up is the origin cited in Webster's.

  • Algonquian - Eglantine, Halogenating, Accounting, Eglantines, Ugandans, Accountant

  • The Algonquian tribes called the first white settlers Coat-wearers in gentle mockery of the stranger's curious garb.


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