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Lenni Lenape

[len-ee] /ˈlɛn i/
Delaware (defs 5, 6).
Also called Lenape. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Minsi was the most warlike and always led the Lenni Lenape in battle.

    The Riflemen of the Ohio

    Joseph A. Altsheler
  • As for a Huron youth, what is he to a maiden of the Lenni Lenape.

    The Deerslayer James Fenimore Cooper
  • Dr. Brinton tells of the rain maker of the Lenni Lenape who first drew on the earth the figure of a cross.

    The Swastika

    Thomas Wilson
  • "It was the Lenni Lenape," returned Magua, affecting to bend his head in reverence to their former greatness.

    The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
  • When the Lenni Lenape formally asserted their independence, and fearlessly declared that they were again men.

    The Pioneers James Fenimore Cooper
  • The Lenni Lenape throve in the new land and became powerful again.

    The Riflemen of the Ohio

    Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Weisberger's translation of Lenni Lenape as "people of the same nation," would be more literal if it were put "men of our nation."

    The Lenp and their Legends Daniel G. Brinton

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