Example sentences for: algonquin

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

  • 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.

  • But dealing directly with Europeans threatened the position of the rival Iroquois as middlemen between the Huron (and Algonquin) and the Dutch and British traders down in Albany, New York.

  • In Ontario and Québec, where encroaching forests gradually dispersed the herds of caribou, the Iroquois ousted the Algonquin and settled down to cultivate maize, beans, and squash, living in rectangular, multifamily longhouses.

  • The desired effect appeared in the movies on the heads of Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich and their glamorous colleagues, such as Gene Tierney in Laura in her scene at the Algonquin with Clifton Webb.

  • One night, when I was in college, I went to dinner with my roommate at the Algonquin--the Algonquin! My parents were paying!--and we had Rock Cornish game hens stuffed with wild rice and chicken livers and my roommate vowed she would serve them at her wedding, and she did.


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