Abitibi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Algonquin, akin to Kickapoo and Fox, abi'ta-bi-g ‎(halfway across water), from abi'ta ‎(halfway) + bi ‎(water).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæb.əˈtɪ.bi/, /ˌæb.əˈtɪ.bɪ/

Proper noun[edit]

Abitibi

  1. A geographic region in Quebec within Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
  2. (ethnography, Canada) An Algonquin people of Ontario.

Noun[edit]

Abitibi ‎(plural Abitibi or Abitibis)

  1. (ethnography) A member of the Abitibi people.

French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abitibi

  1. Abitibi

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