Assiniboin



a member of a Siouan people of northeastern Montana and adjacent parts of Canada.
the dialect of Dakota spoken by the Assiniboin Indians.
Historical Examples

We took this opportunity of sending letters to Europe: the Assiniboin was assigned us for the continuation of the voyage.
Travels in the Interior of North America, Part I, (Being Chapters I-XV of the London Edition, 1843) Alexander Philipp Maximilian, Prince of Wied

For the Assiniboin consult our volume xiv, p. 275, note 197.
Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XX Various

The name Assiniboin, meaning “stone Sioux,” abbreviated to “Stonies,” is derived from this custom.
Original Narratives of Early American History Vaca and Others

The Assiniboin was carrying a gun and a bow and had no lance.
The War-Trail Fort James Willard Schultz

The prince here omits reference to his own participation, and to the fact that he was possibly the slayer of the Assiniboin.
Early Western Travels, 1748-1846, v. 23 Various

He did not go up the Assiniboin, he was at Pembina too soon.
South from Hudson Bay E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill

But my most valuable acquisition here was made from an Assiniboin chief, who came in about an hour before I departed.
With the World’s Great Travellers, Volume 1 Various

On the way we 165 found the horns of an elk, with twelve antlers, and it was late before we reached the Assiniboin.
Travels in the Interior of North America, Part I, (Being Chapters I-XV of the London Edition, 1843) Alexander Philipp Maximilian, Prince of Wied

Near the mouth of the Soldier River, an engag met us, who brought letters from the Assiniboin steamer.
Travels in the Interior of North America, Part I, (Being Chapters I-XV of the London Edition, 1843) Alexander Philipp Maximilian, Prince of Wied

The Assiniboin soon lay to 345 before the fort, against the gently sloping shore, where above 600 Indians were waiting for us.
Travels in the Interior of North America, Part I, (Being Chapters I-XV of the London Edition, 1843) Alexander Philipp Maximilian, Prince of Wied

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