Abitibi meaning

A geographic region in Quebec within Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
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(ethnography, Canada) An Algonkian people of Ontario.
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(ethnography) A member of the Abitibi people.
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Origin of abitibi

  • From Algonquin, akin to Kickapoo and Fox, abi'ta-bi-g (“halfway across water”), from abi'ta (“halfway”) + bi (“water”).

    From Wiktionary