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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting southern Manitoba, now located in Montana, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. The Assiniboin became nomadic buffalo hunters after migrating to the northern Great Plains in the 18th century.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Siouan language of the Assiniboin.

Etymologies

French Assiniboine, of Ojibwa origin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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