noun, plural O·jib·was, (especially collectively) O·jib·wa.
Origin of Ojibwa
Examples from the Web for ojibwa
Onijishin, it is good (Ojibwa), originally signifies "it lies level."
So he had taken this method, a harsh one he admitted, to have an interview with the Ojibwa and make him a proposition.
It was with considerable difficulty that the Ojibwa tracked them to the tall spruce.
The first important event in the life of an Ojibwa youth is his first fast.The Mide'wiwin or "Grand Medicine Society" of the Ojibwa|Walter James Hoffman
On Thursday evening there came Hole-in-the-day, an Ojibwa chief, with ten men.Mary and I|Stephen Return Riggs
Algonquian people of North America living along the shores of Lake Superior, 1700, from Ojibwa O'chepe'wag "plaited shoes," in reference to their puckered moccasins, which were unlike those of neighboring tribes. The older form in English is Chippewa, which is usually retained in U.S., but since c.1850 Canadian English has taken up the more phonetically correct Ojibwa, and as a result the two forms of the word have begun to be used in reference to slightly differing groups in the two countries. Some modern Chippewas prefer anishinaabe, which means "original people."