Algonquian language

noun
family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
Syn: ↑Algonquian, ↑Algonquin
Derivationally related forms: ↑Algonquin (for: ↑Algonquin)
Hyponyms:

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