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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishHiawathaHi‧a‧wath‧a /ˌhaɪəˈwɒθə $ -ˈwɔː-/  a Native American chief who, in the 16th century, helped to unite the iroquois tribes into a single group called the Five Nations. He is the subject of a long poem by longfellow called The Song of Hiawatha (1855), and many Americans know the lines: ...By the shore of gitche Gumee, /By the shining Big-Sea-Water, /Stood the wigwam of Nokomis, /Daughter of the Moon, Nokomis...
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