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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of 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.
  • noun The Siouan language of the Assiniboin.

Etymologies

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

[French Assiniboine, of Ojibwa origin.]

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