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  • proper noun Plural form of Abenaki.

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Examples

  • There are a dozen variations of the name Abenakis, such as Abenaquiois, Abakivis,

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  • Vaudreuil had long felt the delicacy of his position, and even before the crisis seemed near he tried to provide against it, and wrote to the minister that he had never called the Abenakis subjects of France, but only allies, in order to avoid responsibility for anything they might do. [

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  • On their way north, they surprised a party of 300 Canadians, Abenakis, and Caughnawagas on the banks of Rocky Brook, where they had camped for the night.

    History of American Women

  • The first superior elected 1760 after the conquest was Esther Wheelwright, a New England captive, rescued from the Abenakis by the Jesuit Bigot, and a protégée of the first governor, Vaudreuil.

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  • The first superior elected 1760 after the conquest was Esther Wheelwright, a New England captive, rescued from the Abenakis by the Jesuit Bigot, and a protégée of the first governor, Vaudreuil.

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  • During 1759, while taking refuge at the St. Francis Mission at Odanak near the St. Lawrence River, Molly reportedly witnessed the death of her parents and many other Abenakis during the famous Roger's Raid.

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  • Abenakis, and inflicted on them a blow from which they never recovered.

    Canada

  • The fort, which was of some pretensions, was captured by the French under Iberville and the Abenakis under Saint-Castin, and after its destruction Iberville went on to Newfoundland, where the French ruined the English settlements at St. John and other places.

    Canada

  • The second party, under the command of François Hertel, destroyed the small settlement of Salmon Falls on the Piscataqua, and later formed a junction with the third party, led by Portneuf of Quebec, and with a number of Abenakis under Baron de

    Canada

  • East who had fled for safety to the western wilds after the disastrous issue of King Philip's War, chiefly Abenakis, from Maine, and Mohegans from the Hudson.

    French Pathfinders in North America

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