Definition of Chippewa in English:

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Chippewa

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪpəwɔː/
/ˈtʃɪpəwɑː/

noun (plural same)

chiefly North American
Another term for Ojibwa. Compare with Chipewyan.
Example sentences
  • There is no standard spelling in English, and variations include: Ojibwa, Ojibway, Chippewa and Chippeway.
  • The Chippewa and Choctaw tribe member and founder of the ‘Famous Dave's’ family restaurant chain openly shared his struggles with alcoholism and school.
  • Voters also will decide on a Chippewa Indian proposal that would bring a $350-million casino with 2,500 slot machines and 90 table games to the city.

Origin

Alteration of Ojibwa.

For editors and proofreaders

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