Example sentences for: algonquin

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

  • Book -- Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull , by Barbara Goldsmith (Knopf); Notorious Victoria: The Life of Victoria Woodhull , Uncensored , by Mary Gabriel (Algonquin).

  • 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.

  • --Humorist Robert Benchley, quoted in The Algonquin Wits , 1968

  • 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.

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