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Calumet
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 feathers. Smoked the calumet, the Peace pipe, As a signal to the nations. --Lowgfellow. Note: The calumet is used as a symbol of peace. To accept the calumet is to agree to terms of peace, and to refuse it is to reject them. The calumet of peace is used to seal or ratify contracts and alliances, and as an evidence to strangers that they are welcome.

Meaning of Calumet from wikipedia

- Calumet may refer to: Calumet Region, in northern Illinois and Indiana Calumet River Calumet Trail, Indiana Calumet (East Chicago) Calumet, Colorado Calumet...
- Calumet (/ˌkæljʊˈmɛt/ or /ˈkæljʊˌmɛt/ KAL-yuu-MET) is a village in Calumet Township, Houghton County, in the U.S. state of Michigan's Upper Peninsula,...
- The Calumet River (/ˌkæljʊˈmɛt/) is a system of heavily industrialized rivers and canals in the region between the south side of Chicago, Illinois, and...
- Calumet is a former mining town founded in 1904, near the portal of the Calumet Coal Mine complex. Calumet is now a ghost town in Huerfano County, Colorado...
- owner of the Calumet Baking Powder Company. Calumet is located in the heart of the Bluegr****, a well-known horse breeding region. Calumet Farm has a record...
- Calumet City (/ˌkæljʊˈmɛt/ KAL-yuu-MET) is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The po****tion was 37,042 at the 2010 census, a decline of...
- The Calumet Baking Powder Company was an American food company established in 1889 in Chicago, Illinois, by salesman William Monroe Wright to manufacture...
- Calumet Photographic, Inc., often shortened to Calumet Photo and formerly known as Calumet Manufacturing Company, is a photographic retail and photofinishing...
- written by colonists, a ceremonial pipe is referred to as a calumet (kal-yə-ˌmet, -mət). Calumet is a Norman word (pronounced [kalyme]), first recorded in...
- Calumet Heights, located on the South Side of the city, is one of the 77 well defined community areas of Chicago, Illinois. Calumet Heights is bounded...