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Term: Onontio

Definition:

an Algonquian Indian term used for the head of the French colonial administration; "The Iroquese and Hurons call the Governor General Onnontio. " - Lahontan

View pictures relating to Algonquian Indians at Wisconsin Historical Images.

[Source: La Potherie, Claude. "Adventures of Nicolas Perrot, 1665-1670" at American Journeys (http://www.americanjourneys.org/aj-046/)]
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