Special Report

50 Places With Native American Names

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1. Alabama
> Origin of name: Albaamaha
> Definition of name: Plant gatherers or clears the thicket

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2. Alaska
> Origin of name: Aleut
> Definition of name: That which the sea breaks against or peninsula

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3. Arizona
> Origin of name: Tohono O’odham
> Definition of name: Small springs

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4. Arkansas
> Origin of name: Quapaw
> Definition of name: Wind people

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5. Chattanooga, Tennessee
> Origin of name: Creek
> Definition of name: Rock rising to a point