Example sentences for: algonquin

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

  • Tough coureurs de bois sought furs from the Huron in Ontario and Algonquin in Québec, quickly learning language and customs and even marrying into the tribes.

  • Montcalm was buried here after the battle, but only his skull remains, in a museum otherwise devoted to the convent’s first mother superior, who compiled the first dictionary of the Iroquois and Algonquin languages.

  • It was the rush of those streams that inspired the Algonquin name Manitonga Sontana, Mountain of the Trembling Spirit, emitting its muffled boom when man disturbed its peace.

  • Although the quip and the wisecrack are usually quite shallow, George S. Kaufman, a member of the Algonquin Round Table, managed to turn the wisecrack into an art form.

  • The virgin forests were long a refuge for Algonquin Indians fleeing the Iroquois.


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