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.

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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