Abnakis


Abnakis
n. Abenaki, member of the Abenaki Indian tribe n. Abenaki, American Indian tribe of northern New England and southern Quebec; either of the two languages spoken by the Abenaki Indians

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  • Abenaki — also Abnaki noun (plural Abenaki or Abenakis; also Abnaki or Abnakis) Etymology: Eastern Abenaki wαpánahki, Western Abenaki wǫbanakii, literally, dawn land people, easterners Date: 1721 1. a member of a group of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Abenaki — Infobox Ethnic group group=Abenaki caption=Flag of Western Abenaki poptime=around 4,500 popplace=United States (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont) Canada (Quebec) rels= langs=English, Abenaki related=Algonquian peoples The Abenaki ( or Abnaki ) are a …   Wikipedia

  • Mohawk nation — Infobox Ethnic group group = Mohawk population = 78,000+ region1 = flagcountry|Canada (Quebec, Ontario) pop1 = 30,000 ref1 = region2 = flagcountry|United States (New York) pop2 = 20,000 ref2 = religions = Kai hwi io, Kanoh hon io, Kahni kwi io,… …   Wikipedia

  • Abenaki — (Abnaki, von Wapanachki, »Männer des Ostens«), allgemeine Bezeichnung für die Mikmak, Etschemin und andre Algonkinstämme in Neufundland, Neuschottland, Neubraunschweig und Neuengland. Vgl. Vetromile, The Abnakis and their history (New York 1866) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Abnaki — /ab nak ee, nah kee/, n., pl. Abnakis, (esp. collectively) Abnaki. Abenaki. * * * …   Universalium

  • Abenakis — • A confederation of Algonquin tribes, comprising the Penobscots, Passamaquoddies, Norridgewocks, and others, formerly occupying what is now Maine, and southern New Brunswick Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abenakis     Abenakis …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Penobscot Indians — • The principal tribe of the famous Abenaki confederacy of Maine Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Penobscot Indians     Penobscot Indians      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abnaki — [ab naki] (also Abenaki abə naki) noun (plural same or Abnakis) a member of an American Indian people of Maine and southern Quebec. Origin from Fr. Abénaqui, from Montagnais ouabanăkionek people of the eastern land …   English new terms dictionary

  • Abnaki Indians —    A tribe of the Algonquian family, inhabiting a portion of what is now the province of New Brunswick. They were early converts of the French missionaries, and made common cause with the French against the English colonists. A number were… …   The makers of Canada

  • Abnaki — I noun 1. a member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec • Syn: ↑Abenaki • Hypernyms: ↑Algonquian, ↑Algonquin 2. the Algonquian language spoken by the Abnaki and Penobscot • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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