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Noun: Algonquin  al'góng-kin
  1. A member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
    - Algonquian
  2. Family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
    - Algonquian, Algonquian language
Adjective: Algonquin  al'góng-kin
  1. Of or relating to an Algonquian tribe or its people or language
    - Algonquian, Algonkian

Derived forms: Algonquins

Type of: American Indian, American Indian language, American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerind language, Amerindian, Amerindian language, Indian, Indian language, Native American, Red Indian [archaic]

Encyclopedia: Algonquin, Maryland