What does the word calumet mean?

Usage examples for calumet

  1. A quarter of a mile down the road to the east, the electric cars for Calumet could be seen flitting by, but except at the intervals of their passing, there was seldom anything to suggest that the location was part of a great city. – The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton by Wardon Allan Curtis
  2. The characteristic hospitality that distinguished our reception by the gallant Chief, he says, when, in 1828, we were returning down the Ottawa, after having explored its rapids and lakes, as far up as Grand Calumet, we cannot pass over in silence. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding