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n. - A famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813).

Usage examples (3)
  • He points out that "Tecumtha" is the proper spelling for the iconic warrior and uniter more commonly known as Tecumseh.
  • In 1804 the Friends established an industrial farm on the upper Wabash, where for several years they instructed Miami, Shawnee, and others until forced to withdraw to Ohio by...
  • American in feeling, he was appointed first government agent for the upper Missouri River tribes, and by his great influence with them held them steady for the United States... for more
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