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Chip·pe·wa(chĭp′ə-wô′, -wä′, -wā′, -wə)
n. pl. Chippewa or Chip·pe·was
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n, pl -was, -wa, -ways or -way
1. (Peoples) another name for Ojibwa
2. (Languages) another name for Ojibwa
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Chip•pe•wa(ˈtʃɪp əˌwɑ, -ˌweɪ, -wə)
n., pl. -was, (esp. collectively) -wa.
the Ojibwa, esp. Ojibwas of the U.S.
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|Noun||1.||Chippewa - a member of an Algonquian people who lived west of Lake Superior|
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.||Chippewa - the Algonquian language spoken by the Ojibwa|
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