noun, plural Al·gon·quins, (especially collectively) Al·gon·quin for 1, 3.
Origin of Algonquin
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Even after Salinger had decamped to Cornish, he loved to lunch with William Shawn and Lillian Ross at the Algonquin in New York.
Dorothy Parker smoke, drank, and slept around—in short, everything her male colleagues in the Algonquin Round Table were doing.
As one Democratic policy consultant puts it, “They are as ancient as Gertrude Stein in Paris or the Algonquin in New York.”President Obama’s Hill Challenge in Avoiding Fiscal Cliff|James Warren|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her first book, a memoir of her two years working at a boarding school in Jordan, will be published by Algonquin Books in 2011.
I had asked him back on that winter day while we were warming ourselves with tea at the Algonquin if he was in love.
It is a derivative from the words Algonquin, and Akee, earth, or land.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
M. Galinee was slightly acquainted with the Algonquin language; he could hold some conversation with the captive.
Algonquin tradition, which I have recently published, denotes that they originally consisted of Eight tribes.
At least one of those drowned met death in the Algonquin Hotel.
Perhaps an Algonquin brave would scorn the assistance of a girl.Custom and Myth|Andrew Lang