medicine lodge


noun

a structure used for various ceremonials of North American Indians.
(initial capital letters) the most important religious society among the central Algonquian tribes of North America.

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Origin of medicine lodge

First recorded in 1800–10
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medicine lodge

noun

a wooden structure used for magical and religious ceremonies among certain North American Indian peoples
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