Ojibwa

noun
Ojib·​wa | \ ō-ˈjib-(ˌ)wā How to pronounce Ojibwa (audio) \
variants: or Ojibway or Ojibwe
plural Ojibwa or Ojibwas or Ojibway or Ojibways or Ojibwe or Ojibwes

Definition of Ojibwa

1 : a member of an American Indian people of the region around Lake Superior and westward
2 : an Algonquian language of the Ojibwa people

First Known Use of Ojibwa

1700, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Ojibwa

Ojibwa očipwe·, an Ojibwa band

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“Ojibwa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ojibwa. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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Ojibwa

noun
Ojib·​wa
variants: or Ojibway or Ojibwe \ ō-​ˈjib-​wā \
plural Ojibwa or Ojibwas or Ojibway or Ojibways or Ojibwe or Ojibwes

Kids Definition of Ojibwa

1 : a member of a tribe of indigenous people originally of Michigan
2 : the language of the Ojibwa people

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