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Chippewa:

see OjibwaOjibwa
or Chippewa
, group of Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages).
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Chippewa

(chĭp`əwô', –wä'), river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in several forks in the lake region of N Wis. and flowing SW to the Mississippi, which it enters at the foot of Lake Pepin. Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls are on its banks. The river was once important in the lumbering industry.
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The new board even includes, for the first time in recent memory, a representative from the Sokaogon Chippewa tribe.
Winfield Scott to the attack at Chippewa (July 5), and commanded American forces in the chaotic and bloody nighttime battle of Lundy's Lane (July 25); successfully defended Fort Erie against a British siege (August 13-September 21); senior general of the army (June 1815), and appointed first Commanding General of the Army (June 1, 1821); held that post until his death in Washington, D.C.
Chippewa Falls is positioned on the invisible line of the Northwoods of Wisconsin.
MacArthur Airport, NY ; Cobb County International Airport in Atlanta, Ga., Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, Ill., Chippewa Valley Regional Airport in Eau Claire, Wis.
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AP--Bill Leinenkugel, who expanded the Chippewa Falls brewery his family founded in 1867, died last Monday.
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In attraction and culture, Thunder Bay will be marketed as a "premiere Canadian frontier" with Fort William Historical Park, Chippewa Park, hiking trails and museums being featured as anchor attractions, Ball explains.
A multi-year study of groundwater use in Chippewa County, Wis., shows that stream levels can be negatively impacted by frac sand mining and irrigated agriculture, according to researchers from the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and U.S.
Colin Turner was injured while jumping onto an inflatable airbag during Country Fest, a music festival organized by Chippewa Valley Music Festival ("Chippewa Valley").