a member of an Algonquian tribe of North American Indians that originally lived in the upper Midwest and now reside in Coahuila, Mexico, and in Kansas and Oklahoma.
the dialect of the Fox language spoken by the Kickapoo.
Other definitions for Kickapoo (2 of 2)
a river in SW Wisconsin, flowing SSW to the Wisconsin River. 130 miles (210 km) long.
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How to use Kickapoo in a sentence
If that Kickapoo doctor with the p'inted muss-tash kin cure yer, I guess I can.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various
At length the tribe was surprised in its encampment on the banks of the Kickapoo by a numerous band of the fierce Mengwe.Folk-Lore and Legends: North American Indian | Anonymous
The early history of the Kickapoo is sketched in our volume i, p. 139, note 111.
Passing through the garrison, we rode toward the Kickapoo village, five or six miles beyond.The Oregon Trail | Francis Parkman, Jr.
It bears a strong affinity to the Mohican and the Chippeway, but more especially the Kickapoo.Life of Tecumseh, and of His Brother the Prophet | Benjamin Drake