Definition of Chipewyan
1. Noun. A member of the Athapaskan people living in western Canada between Great Slave Lake and Hudson Bay.
2. Noun. The language spoken by the Chipewyan.
Generic synonyms: Athabascan, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan, Athapaskan Language
Definition of Chipewyan
1. Proper noun. A member of the '''Chipewyan''' people, a Native American tribe of Central Canada, in the regions of Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, and Saskatchewan. ¹
2. Proper noun. The Northern Athabascan language spoken by this tribe. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chipewyan
Literary usage of Chipewyan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Arctic Ocean in 1833, 1834, and by Richard King (1836)
"Arrival at Fort chipewyan. — Early Commencement of Spring. —A large assembly of Hooping ... Departure from Fort chipewyan, and Arrival at Portage la Loche. ..."
2. Through the Mackenzie Basin: A Narrative of the Athabasca and Peace River by Charles Mair, Roderick Ross MacFarlane (1908)
"FORT chipewyan TO FORT M'MURRAY. chipewyan, it may be remarked, is not a Dene word. It is the name which was given by the Crees to that branch of the race ..."
3. Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1819-20-21-22 by John Franklin (1824)
"CHAPTER V. Transactions at Fort chipewyan—Arrival of Dr. Richardson and Mr. ... ON the day after our arrival at Fort •chipewyan we called upon Mr. Mac ..."
4. The New North: Being Some Account of a Woman's Journey Through Canada to the by Agnes Deans Cameron (1910)
"chipewyan was doing business at the same old stand before Toronto was the capital of ... George III was reigning in England when Fort chipewyan was built, ..."
5. Historical View of the Progress of Discovery on the More Northern Coasts of by Patrick Fraser Tytler, James Wilson (1832)
"... Winipeg—Limestone D« trict—Fort chipewyan—Carp Lake—Gneiss Formation of tW Barren Grounds—Transparent Waters of Great Bear Lake- Fort Franklin—Bear Lake ..."
6. History of the Oregon Territory and British North-America Fur Trade: With an by John Dunn (1844)
"The chipewyan Indians. THESE are a numerous people, who consider the country between the parallels of latitude 60 and 65 north, and longitude 100 and 110 ..."