Special Report

50 Places With Native American Names

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16. Kokomo, Indiana
> Origin of name: Miami
> Definition of name: The diver

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17. Lake Erie, Ohio
> Origin of name: Eries
> Definition of name: Named for the Erie people

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18. Lake Tahoe, California
> Origin of name: Washoe
> Definition of name: Big water

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19. Malibu, California
> Origin of name: Chumash
> Definition of name: Named for a Chumashan village

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20. Manhattan, New York
> Origin of name: Munsee Delaware
> Definition of name: Place for gathering the wood to make bows