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n. pl. Winnebago or Win·ne·ba·gos or Win·ne·ba·goes

[Fox wiinepyeekooha, those of the dirty water.]


npl -gos or -go
1. (Placename) Lake Winnebago a lake in E Wisconsin, fed and drained by the Fox river: the largest lake in the state. Area: 557 sq km (215 sq miles)
2. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people living in Wisconsin and Nebraska
3. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Siouan family


(ˌwɪn əˈbeɪ goʊ)

Lake, a lake in E Wisconsin. 30 mi. (48 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Winnebago - a member of the Siouan-speaking people formerly living in eastern Wisconsin south of Green Bay; ally of the Menomini and enemy of the Fox and Sauk people
Siouan, Sioux - a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
2.Winnebago - the Siouan language spoken by the Winnebago
Siouan language, Siouan - a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
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