pow-wow


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pow-wow

powwow [ˈpaʊwaʊ] n
(= meeting of Native Americans) → pow-wow m
(humorous) (= discussion) → conciliabule m
a family powwow → un conseil de famille, une assemblée plénière de la famille
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Gilbert was away and would be away until the morrow, attending a medical pow-wow in Charlottetown.
He had been curious to discover what all the pow-wow about his pouch had meant.
Anything but a beauty--had been his appraisal when he halted the procession for a pow-wow.
We tried to send a boat ashore for a pow-wow, but it was fired upon.
My townsmen have all heard the tradition -- the oldest people tell me that they heard it in their youth -- that anciently the Indians were holding a pow-wow upon a hill here, which rose as high into the heavens as the pond now sinks deep into the earth, and they used much profanity, as the story goes, though this vice is one of which the Indians were never guilty, and while they were thus engaged the hill shook and suddenly sank, and only one old squaw, named Walden, escaped, and from her the pond was named.
pow-wows, while Diana and Fred, and many other gay couples, loitered along the dusky, starlit country roads, there was a queer, lonely ache in her heart which she could not explain away.
Miyo Kekisepa, Make A Stand: Pow-Wow Songs Recorded Live at Red Mountain is from 7-time Grammy nominee Northern Cree, a group known for their Pow-Wow and Round Dance singing, and their commitment to their Cree culture, language, and traditions.
The title Grass Dance does not reflect the modern use of the term associated with the Pow-wow.
In The Last Pow-Wow, by That Native Thomas and Steven Paul Judd, a Native American baby is born with powwow regalia growing out of his skin.
On Wednesday 9 March, the Wadden Sea World Heritage participates at the 11th Pow-Wow for Tourism Professionals.
The Girl Scout showed she was was head over heels at getting to camp on the White House lawn - and to be having a pow-wow with Barack Obama.
Sauces close to Jim say he'll now visit Henderson's for a pow-wow.