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Definition 1: the Algonquian language spoken by the Shawnee - [noun denoting communication]

(shawnee is a kind of ...) family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains

Definition 2: a member of the Algonquian people formerly living along the Tennessee river - [noun denoting person]

(shawnee is a kind of ...) a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast

(... is an instance of shawnee) famous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769)

(... is an instance of shawnee) a famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813)

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