wigwam

Part of speech: noun

A lodge or tent of the North - American Indians.

Part of speech: noun

A large public building.

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Usage examples "wigwam":

  1. Where else in Europe is the peasant ragged, fed on roots, in a wigwam, without education? - "Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry", Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston.
  2. Let Myeerah take the pale face back to her wigwam and there feed him and make a squaw of him. - "Betty Zane", Zane Grey.
  3. The moment that suspicion was aroused, however, Big Otter went straight to the wigwam of Attick. - "The Big Otter", R.M. Ballantyne.