a member of a grouping of Indigenous peoples of southern Quebec, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and parts of northern Massachusetts.
any of the Eastern Algonquian languages of the Abenaki peoples.
of or relating to the Abenaki or their language.
- Also called Wabanaki .
- Also Abnaki .
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How to use Abenaki in a sentence
He was Abenaki by his mother; but he was absent when the attack took place, and the marauders seem to have shed no blood.
He had the gift of tongues, and was as familiar with the Abenaki and several other Indian languages as he was with Latin.
On the banks of this erratic stream lived an Abenaki tribe called the Sokokis.
I advise you to pull down all the forts you have built on the Abenaki lands since the Peace of Utrecht.
English activity alarmed the Abenaki and the French soon influenced them to go on the warpath.The Colonization of North America | Herbert Eugene Bolton