Winnebagoes
Winnebagoes Win`ne*ba"goes, n.; sing. {Winnebago}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of North American Indians who originally occupied the region about Green Bay, Lake Michigan, but were driven back from the lake and nearly exterminated in 1640 by the IIlinnois. [1913 Webster]

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  • Winnebago — Winnebagoes Win ne*ba goes, n.; sing. {Winnebago}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of North American Indians who originally occupied the region about Green Bay, Lake Michigan, but were driven back from the lake and nearly exterminated in 1640 by the IIlinnois …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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