Chippewa

noun
Chip·​pe·​wa | \ ˈchi-pə-ˌwȯ How to pronounce Chippewa (audio) , -ˌwä, -ˌwā, -wə \
plural Chippewa or Chippewas

Definition of Chippewa

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Chippewa

geographical name
Chip·​pe·​wa | \ ˈchi-pə-ˌwȯ How to pronounce Chippewa (audio) , -ˌwä, -ˌwā, -wə \

Definition of Chippewa (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of Chippewa

Noun

1671, in the meaning defined above

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“Chippewa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chippewa. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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