Pipestone
Pipestone Pipe"stone`, n. A kind of clay slate, carved by the Indians into tobacco pipes. Cf. {Catlinite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pipestone — may refer to:* Catlinite, a type of red, carvable rock that was used by Native Americans for pipes and effigies; Places in Canada * Pipestone, Manitoba * Pipestone No. 92, Saskatchewan, Canada, a former name of the Rural Municipality of Walpole… …   Wikipedia

  • Pipestone — Pipestone, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 4280 Housing Units (2000): 2097 Land area (2000): 3.923802 sq. miles (10.162601 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.923802 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • pipestone — ☆ pipestone [pīp′stōn΄ ] n. a hard, reddish, claylike stone used by the American Indians to make tobacco pipes …   English World dictionary

  • pipestone — /puyp stohn /, n. a reddish argillaceous stone used by North American Indians for making tobacco pipes. [1755 65; PIPE1 + STONE] * * * ▪ Minnesota, United States       city, seat of Pipestone county, southwestern Minnesota, U.S. It lies on the… …   Universalium

  • Pipestone — Original name in latin Pipestone Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 44.00053 latitude 96.31753 altitude 530 Population 4317 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Pipestone — Sp Páipstounas Ap Pipestone L JAV apyg. ir jos c. (Minesota); Kanada: g tės (Alberta, Manitoba), u. (Manitoba, Ontarijas) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • pipestone — noun Date: circa 1805 a pink or mottled pink and white argillaceous stone used especially by American Indians to make carved objects (as tobacco pipes) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pipestone — noun A hard, red clay used by Native Americans for making tobacco pipes …   Wiktionary

  • Pipestone — Пайпстон, городок в штате Миннесота, является местом театрализованных представлений «Песни о Гайавате» …   Словарь топонимов США

  • pipestone — n. red clay that the North American Indians use to make smoking pipes …   English contemporary dictionary

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