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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He had been curious to discover what all the pow-wow about his pouch had meant.
We tried to send a boat ashore for a pow-wow, but it was fired upon.
Anything but a beauty--had been his appraisal when he halted the procession for a pow-wow.
Gilbert was away and would be away until the morrow, attending a medical pow-wow in Charlottetown.
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.
So as Linda pushes forward with wedding plans, Mick meets up with Ronnie for a little pow-wow.
Heartbeat of the People: Music and dance of the Northern Pow-wow by Tara Browner (Choctaw), Professor of Ethnomusicology and American Indian Studies.
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.
an album of Pow-Wow songs recorded live at Red Mountain.
Sauces close to Jim say he'll now visit Henderson's for a pow-wow.
Birmingham authors Charlie Hill and Andy Killeen launched the Pow-Wow Litfest three years ago after chatting about the idea in Moseley's Prince of Wales pub.