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n. pl. Potawatomi or Pot·a·wat·o·mis
1. A member of a Native American people variously located in Michigan, Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana in the 1600s to the 1800s, with present-day populations in Oklahoma, Kansas, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ontario.
2. The Algonquian language of the Potawatomi.


(ˌpɒt əˈwɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mis, (esp. collectively) -mi.
1. a member of an American Indian people residing in SW Michigan and E Wisconsin in the 17th century: later widely dispersed, and now living mainly in Kansas, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
2. the Algonquian language of the Potawatomi.
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Noun1.Potawatomi - a member of the Algonquian people originally of Michigan and WisconsinPotawatomi - a member of the Algonquian people originally of Michigan and Wisconsin
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.Potawatomi - the Algonquian language spoken by the Potawatomi
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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