noun, plural man·i·tous, (especially collectively) man·i·tou.
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Manitou Council of Wisconsin did however question the merger—all the way to court.
Love was the choicest gift of the Heelhi-Manitou, a thing not to be lightly taken, and never to be cast aside as worthless.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
Here the hunter blackened his face and prayed earnestly that the Great Manitou might send back his wife.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
When the Manitou is ready and shall say "Come," we will follow the river to the sea, and take our own again.'The Last of the Mohicans|James Fenimore Cooper
When Adam and Eve died they, too, became spirits and continued to watch the home of Manitou.
This was where the Ojibways came to lay offerings before the image of Manitou, whose home was there believed to be.