geographical name industrial region NW Indiana & NE Illinois SE of & adjacent to Chicago including cities of East Chicago, Gary, & Hammond, Indiana, & Calumet City & Lansing, Illinois

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  • calumet — [ kalymɛ ] n. m. • 1609 « roseau pour fabriquer des pipes »; forme normanno picarde de chalumeau ♦ Pipe à long tuyau que les Indiens fumaient officiellement pendant les délibérations graves. « Le calumet de paix, dont le fourneau était fait d une …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Calumet — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Calumet (Alabama) Calumet (Arizona) Calumet (Arkansas) Calumet (Iowa) Calumet (Louisiana) Calumet (Michigan) Calumet (Minnesota) Calumet (Missouri) Calumet (Nevada) Calumet (Oklahoma) Calumet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calumet — Calumet, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 535 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet — Cal u*met, n. [F. calumet, fr. L. calamus reed. See {Halm}, and cf. {Shawm}.] A kind of pipe, used by the North American Indians for smoking tobacco. The bowl is usually made of soft red stone, and the tube is a long reed often ornamented with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calumet — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término calumet cuyo significado es caña , lo cual atiende a un origen etimológico claramente descriptivo , es de origen francés, y fue dado por los europeos para definir aquellas pipas sagradas que fumaban los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • calumet — 1660s, from Canadian Fr. calumet, from Norman Fr. calumet pipe (O.Fr. chalemel, 12c., Mod.Fr. chalumeau), from L. calamellus, dim. of L. calamus reed; something made of reed or shaped like a reed …   Etymology dictionary

  • calumet — CALUMÉT s.n. Lulea lungă, folosită de indienii din America de Nord. [< fr. calumet]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 26.11.2004. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • calumet — /kaly mɛ/, it. /kalu mɛt/ s.m., fr. [der. del lat. calămus canna ]. (etnol.) [pipa rituale degli indiani d America, composta di un lungo cannello] ● Espressioni: fig., scherz., fumare il calumet della pace ▶◀ fare pace, rappacificarsi …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • calumet — /fr. kalyˈmɛ/ [forma normanno piccarda, corrispondente al fr. chalumeau «cannello (di paglia)»] s. m. inv. (di pellirosse) pipa sacra FRASEOLOGIA fumare il calumet della pace (fig.), rappacificarsi …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Calumet — Calumet, Friedenspfeife, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Calumet — (frz., spr. lümeh), die Friedenspfeife (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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