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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The leader of a group of people; The head of a tribe or clan.

Usage examples (31)
  • The rebel-chieftain is let go with the honors of war.
  • Compare II, xii, 220, where Allan-bane calls the chieftain
  • He says the chieftain has been a part of the school's identity.
  • A chieftain must be rooted in the clan, for the chieftain is the clan. for more
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