Definitions

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  • n. A member of an Algonquin people that lived along the Ottawa River in Ontario and Quebec.

Etymologies

From the Mohawk ratirontaks, atirú:taks, hatiron'taks ("they eat trees"), a term applied by the Mohawks indiscriminately to other tribes, including the French and English, but especially other Native Americans who ate bark and buds when other food sources were scarce. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I have hunted in Adirondack deer camps with men who spend all year waiting for the season.

    Letters to the Editor

  • In 1992, MacLean was named assistant general manager of the Red Wings and also served as general manager of the team's AHL affiliate in Adirondack for two years.

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  • Appeals court says NY not liable in Adirondack drownings (AP) 2nd Circuit Decertifies Light Cigarette Class (New York Law Journal)

    Sui Generis--a New York law blog:

  • It operates four other boats in addition to the Ethan Allen, including the Adirondack, which is just behind me, which is obviously a much larger boat.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2005

  • Under the stimulus, in part, of the desire for something out of the ordinary line of subject for pictures, and in part from the hope that going into the “desert” might quicken the spiritual faculties so tantalized by the experience of the circles, I decided to pass the next summer in the great primeval forest in the northern part of New York State, known as the Adirondack wilderness.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • Among the Adirondack Mountains of New York State there is a reservation of ninety-six thousand acres leased by what is called the Adirondack

    American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt

  • Although it is popularly called the Adirondack camp, it antedates the time when the Adirondacks were first used as a fashionable resort.

    Shelters, Shacks and Shanties

  • THE next shelter is what is generally known as the Adirondack shelter, which is a lean-to open in the front like a "Baker" or a "Dan Beard" tent.

    Shelters, Shacks and Shanties

  • One of the first created pieces called the Adirondack Chair and all across America, everybody started wanting the Adirondack Chair.

    Crosby Finance

  • These sneakers, known as the "Adirondack" function "Brown oily" green cotton canvas, blue 3 m accent.

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