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n. pl. Kickapoo or Kick·a·poos
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, with small present-day populations in Kansas, Oklahoma, southern Texas, and northern Mexico.
2. The Algonquian language of the Kickapoo.


(ˈkɪk əˌpu)

n., pl. -poos, (esp. collectively) -poo.
1. a member of an American Indian people that formerly lived in the upper Midwest and now reside in Kansas, Oklahoma, and the state of Coahuila in Mexico.
2. the dialect of the Fox language spoken by the Kickapoo.
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Noun1.Kickapoo - a member of the Algonquian people formerly inhabiting southern Wisconsin and northern IllinoisKickapoo - a member of the Algonquian people formerly inhabiting southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois
Algonquian, Algonquin - 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
2.Kickapoo - the Algonquian language of the Kickapoo
Algonquian language, Algonquin, Algonquian - family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
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Her tale from that point forward resembles a bizarre detective story, involving a bishop in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the claim that Sequoyah was a Catholic convert; a professor studying Kickapoo Indians (living on land granted by the Mexican government); a Masonic Grand Secretary who claims that George Guess was a Mason; and an intrepid bush pilot (Ruskin 106-33).
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