Shawnee

[ʃɔ:'ni:]
noun (plural same or Shawnees)
1》 a member of an American Indian people formerly living in the eastern US.
2》 the Algonquian language of the Shawnee.
Origin
the name in Delaware.

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  • Shawnee — Shawnee, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 608 Housing Units (2000): 235 Land area (2000): 1.992534 sq. miles (5.160638 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004931 sq. miles (0.012770 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.997465 sq. miles (5.173408 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shawnee —   [ ʃɔːniː], nordamerikanischer Indianerstamm aus der Algonkin Sprachfamilie. Nach Kämpfen (unter Häuptling Tecumseh) gegen die vordringenden weißen Siedler aus dem Tal des mittleren Ohio vertrieben, zunächst in Missouri und Kansas, später in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shawnee, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 47996 Housing Units (2000): 19086 Land area (2000): 41.744896 sq. miles (108.118779 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.799935 sq. miles (2.071823 sq. km) Total area (2000): 42.544831 sq. miles (110.190602 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shawnee, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 608 Housing Units (2000): 235 Land area (2000): 1.992534 sq. miles (5.160638 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004931 sq. miles (0.012770 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.997465 sq. miles (5.173408 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shawnee, OK — U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 28692 Housing Units (2000): 12651 Land area (2000): 42.264733 sq. miles (109.465150 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.404671 sq. miles (6.228070 sq. km) Total area (2000): 44.669404 sq. miles (115.693220 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shawnee — [shô nē′, shô′nē] n. [back form. < Shawnese, taken as pl. < earlier Shawanoes, ult. < Shawnee shaawanooki, lit., people of the south ] 1. Shawnees or Shawnee a member of a North American Indian people living at various times in the East… …   English World dictionary

  • Shawnee — Algonquian people, probably originally from what is now southern Ohio, 1674, from Munsee sawanow, from Shawnee /ЕЎa:wanwa/, the people s self designation, lit. person of the south …   Etymology dictionary

  • Shawnee — infobox ethnic group group = Shawnee Flag of The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of OklahomaFlag of The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of OklahomaFlag of The Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma poptime = 14,000 popplace = Oklahomafact|date=August 2008 langs = Shawnee,… …   Wikipedia

  • Shawnee — Die Shawnee, oder auch Shawanos / Shawanoes, sind ein ursprünglich im Gebiet der heutigen US Bundesstaaten Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky und im westlichen Pennsylvania ansässiges Indianervolk Nordamerikas. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 1.1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shawnee — Los shawnee pertenecen a una tribu amerindia que habla una de las lenguas algonquinas, también llamada sawanogi, cuyo nombre proviene de shawun (meridional) o bien de sewan (ácido). Se dividían en 13 clanes patriarcales y cinco subdivisiones:… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shawnee — /shaw nee /, n., pl. Shawnees, (esp. collectively) Shawnee. 1. a member of an Algonquian speaking tribe formerly in the east central U.S., now in Oklahoma. 2. the Algonquian language of the Shawnee tribe. 3. a town in E Kansas. 29,653. 4. a city… …   Universalium

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