Definitions for Chippewaˈtʃɪp əˌwɑ, -ˌweɪ, -wə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Chip•pe•waˈtʃɪp əˌwɑ, -ˌweɪ, -wə(n.)(pl.)-was; -wa.

  1. the Ojibwa, esp. Ojibwas of the U.S.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Chippewa:

1665–75, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ojibwa, Ojibway, Chippewa(noun)

    a member of an Algonquian people who lived west of Lake Superior

  2. Ojibwa, Ojibway, Chippewa(noun)

    the Algonquian language spoken by the Ojibwa

Wiktionary

  1. Chippewa(ProperNoun)

    The official name in the U.S. Government for the Ojibwe nation and their Algonquian language. Most of the people reside in Canada, where they are called Ojibwe. Their name for themselves is Anishinaabe.

Freebase

  1. Chippewa

    Chippewa is a town in Ashland County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 433 at the 2000 census.

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