Chippewa

noun Chip·pe·wa \ ˈchi-pə-ˌwȯ , -ˌwä , -ˌwā , -wə \

Definition of Chippewa

plural Chippewa or Chippewas
: ojibwa

First Known Use of chippewa

1671


Chippewa

geographical name Chip·pe·wa \ ˈchi-pə-ˌwȯ , -ˌwä , -ˌwā , -wə \

Definition of Chippewa

river 183 miles (294 kilometers) long in northwestern Wisconsin flowing south into the Mississippi River

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