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Al·gon·quin(ăl-gŏng′kwĭn, -kĭn) also Al·gon·kin (-kĭn)
n. pl. Algonquin or Algon·quins also Algonkin or Al·gon·kins
a. A member of any of various Native American peoples inhabiting the Ottawa River valley of Quebec and Ontario.
b. Any of the varieties of Ojibwa spoken by the Algonquin.
a. A member of an Algonquian people.
b. An Algonquian language.
[Canadian French, from Maliseet elakómkwik, they are our relatives.]
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|Noun||1.||Algonkin - a member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec|
|2.||Algonkin - the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian|
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