Definition of Peigan in English:

Peigan

Line breaks: Pei¦gan
Pronunciation: /ˈpiːg(ə)n
 
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(also Piegan)

noun (plural same or Peigans)

A member of a North American Indian people of the Blackfoot confederacy.
More example sentences
  • White Calf, one of the leaders of the southern Piegans, remembered the Blackfeet wandering around, not knowing where they were going or where they were.
  • The Blackfoot Nation is actually a confederation of several distinct tribes, including the South Piegan, the Blood, the North Piegan, and the North Blackfoot.
  • En route to join to rest of the expedition, they had their first and only encounter with Blackfeet, in which two Piegans were killed.

Origin

from Blackfoot Piikániwa.

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