[hahy-uh-woth-uh, -waw-thuh, hee-uh-] /ˌhaɪ əˈwɒθ ə, -ˈwɔ θə, ˌhi ə-/
the central figure of The Song of Hiawatha (1855), a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: named after a legendary Indian chief, fl. c1570.
a 16th-century Onondaga Indian chief: credited with the organization of the Five Nations
An actual Native American chief of the sixteenth century. In legends, he is the husband of Minnehaha. He urged peace between his people and the European settlers.
Note: The legend of Hiawatha is best known through the poem “The Song of Hiawatha,” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
[hi-bah-chee] /hɪˈbɑ tʃi/ noun 1. a small Japanese-style charcoal brazier covered with a grill, usually used for outdoor cooking. /hɪˈbɑːtʃɪ/ noun 1. a portable brazier for heating and cooking food n. 1863, from Japanese hibachi “firepot,” from hi “fire” + bachi, hachi “bowl, pot,” which Watkins derives ultimately from Sanskrit patram “cup, bowl.”
/hɪb/ noun acronym 1. Haemophilus influenzae type b: a vaccine against a type of bacterial meningitis, administered to children Hib abbr. Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate (meningitis) health insurance benefits
[hee-buh-koo-shuh; Japanese hee-bah-koo-shah] /ˌhi bəˈku ʃə; Japanese hiˈbɑ kʊˌʃɑ/ noun, plural hibakushas, hibakusha. 1. a survivor of either of the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945. /hɪˈbɑːkʊʃə/ noun (pl) -sha, -shas 1. a survivor of either of the atomic-bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945
[hib-ing] /ˈhɪb ɪŋ/ noun 1. a town in NE Minnesota: iron mining.