Ho-Chunk

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Ho-Chunk

 (hō′chŭngk′)
n. pl. Ho-Chunk or Ho-Chunks
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the Green Bay area of Wisconsin, with present-day populations in Wisconsin and Nebraska.
2. The Siouan language of the Ho-Chunk. In both senses also called Winnebago.

[Ho-Chunk ho·čągra, the Ho-Chunk people (usually interpreted as meaning people of the great voice or people of the big fish, in reference to the large sturgeon found in their original territory ) : ho, voice or ho, fish + čąk, big.]