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Tecumseh

Native American leader (1768-1813), his name is Shawnee (Algonquian), perhaps literally "flies across;" compare Menominee /takhamehse:w/ "flies straight across."

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Definitions of Tecumseh

Tecumseh (n.)
a famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813);
Synonyms: Tecumtha
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