- a member of a North American Indian tribe speaking a Siouan language closely related to Assiniboin, Teton, and Mandan, formerly located in Green Bay, Wis., now living in Green Bay and NE Nebraska.
- Lake, a lake in E Wisconsin. 30 miles (48 km) long.
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Contemporary Examples of winnebago
At the wheel of a Winnebago, dubbed the “Mitt Mobile,” Romney fils visited all 99 counties in Iowa.The New Romney Dynasty
Samuel P. Jacobs
June 29, 2009
Historical Examples of winnebago
The Wolf who is a Winnebago, fell as though the lightning struck him.
And that, too, directly on the heels of the Winnebago's attempt on Terry Clark.
The Winnebago was shrewd enough to disarm any doubt that might have been felt about himself.
Nearer to the Winnebago than they was the third form, which he knew equally well.
He wished that the Winnebago had taken some other time to make his stealthy attack.
- Lake Winnebago a lake in E Wisconsin, fed and drained by the Fox river: the largest lake in the state. Area: 557 sq km (215 sq miles)
- plural -gos or -go a member of a North American Indian people living in Wisconsin and Nebraska
- the language of this people, belonging to the Siouan family
Word Origin and History for winnebago
"Siouan people of eastern Wisconsin," 1766, from Potawatomi winepyekoha, literally "person of dirty water," in reference to the muddy or fish-clogged waters of the Fox River below Lake Winnebago. As a type of motor vehicle, attested from 1966.