There are 2 definitions of Shawnee in English:

Shawnee1

Syllabification: Shaw·nee
Pronunciation: /SHôˈnē/

Entry from US English dictionary

  • 1A city in northeastern Kansas, southwest of Kansas City; population 60,954 (est. 2008).
  • 2An industrial city in central Oklahoma; population 30,562 (est. 2008).

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Pronunciation: skōSH
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of Shawnee in English:

Shawnee2

Line breaks: Shaw|nee
Pronunciation: /ʃɔːˈniː
 
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noun (plural same or Shawnees)

  • 1A member of an American Indian people living formerly in the eastern US and now chiefly in Oklahoma.
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    • Several tribes, especially the Cherokees and Creeks in the South and the Shawnees, Kickapoos, Miamis, and others north of the Ohio River, held substantial military power.
    • Pontiac himself claimed to have waged war ‘solely on repeated invitations made me by the Delawares, Iroquois, and Shawnees.’
    • This Indian Territory was where eastern Indian tribes such as the Kickapoos, Delawares, and Shawnees lived.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Algonquian language of the Shawnee, now with few speakers.

adjective

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  • Relating to the Shawnee or their language.
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    • On 7 February 1778, Boone and thirty salt makers were captured by Shawnee Indians.
    • Cave's research brings to life many familiar figures, including Shawnee warrior Tecumseh and his prophet brother Tenskwatawa, along with their ultimate nemesis William Henry Harrison.
    • Alone among prominent Shawnee chiefs, Blue Jacket gave his support to the Prophet and his brother Tecumseh.

Origin

the name in Delaware.

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