Ojibwa

noun Ojib·wa \ ō-ˈjib-(ˌ)wā \
variants: or Ojibway or Ojibwe

Definition of Ojibwa

plural Ojibwa or Ojibwas or Ojibway or Ojibways or Ojibwe or Ojibwes
1 : a member of an American Indian people of the region around Lake Superior and westward
2 : an Algonquian language of the Ojibwa people

Origin and Etymology of ojibwa

Ojibwa očipwe·, an Ojibwa band


OJIBWA Defined for Kids

Ojibwa

noun Ojib·wa
variants: or Ojibway or Ojibwe \ō-ˈjib-wā\

Definition of Ojibwa for Students

plural Ojibwa or Ojibwas or Ojibway or Ojibways or Ojibwe or Ojibwes
1 : a member of an American Indian people originally of Michigan
2 : the language of the Ojibwa people

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