CALUMET


CALUMET
n. m.

Espèce de grande pipe en usage chez les anciens sauvages de l’Amérique et qu’ils présentaient comme un symbole de paix. Il nous offrit le calumet de paix.

L'Academie francaise. 1935.

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  • Calumet — Calumet, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 535 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet — Cal u*met, n. [F. calumet, fr. L. calamus reed. See {Halm}, and cf. {Shawm}.] A kind of pipe, used by the North American Indians for smoking tobacco. The bowl is usually made of soft red stone, and the tube is a long reed often ornamented with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Calumet, PA — Calumet Norvelt, PA U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1682 Housing Units (2000): 709 Land area (2000): 1.454463 sq. miles (3.767042 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 181 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.264410 sq. miles (0.684820 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.264410 sq. miles (0.684820 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet, MI — U.S. village in Michigan Population (2000): 879 Housing Units (2000): 491 Land area (2000): 0.194290 sq. miles (0.503210 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.194290 sq. miles (0.503210 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 383 Housing Units (2000): 178 Land area (2000): 1.591110 sq. miles (4.120956 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010805 sq. miles (0.027984 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.601915 sq. miles (4.148940 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Calumet, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 535 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • calumet — 1660s, from Canadian Fr. calumet, from Norman Fr. calumet pipe (O.Fr. chalemel, 12c., Mod.Fr. chalumeau), from L. calamellus, dim. of L. calamus reed; something made of reed or shaped like a reed …   Etymology dictionary


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