Shawnee
I. noun (plural Shawnee or Shawnees) Etymology: back-formation from obsolete English Shawnese, ultimately from Shawnee ša•wano•ki, literally, southerners Date: 1728 1. a member of an American Indian people originally of the central Ohio valley 2. the Algonquian language of the Shawnee people II. geographical name 1. city NE Kansas S of Kansas City population 47,996 2. city central Oklahoma population 28,692

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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 — [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

  • Shawnee — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Shawnee peut désigner : Une tribu amérindienne, les Shawnees Leur langue, le shawnee Shawnee (Colorado) Shawnee (Kansas) Shawnee (Ohio) Shawnee… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shawnee — 1 Original name in latin Shawnee Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 39.04167 latitude 94.72024 altitude 328 Population 62209 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Shawnee Name in other language SNL,… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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