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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace);
[syn: calumet, peace pipe, pipe of peace]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] Smoked the calumet, the Peace pipe, As a signal to the nations. --Lowgfellow. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

calumet n 1: a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace) [syn: calumet, peace pipe, pipe of peace]
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Calumet -- U.S. County in Wisconsin Population (2000): 40631 Housing Units (2000): 15758 Land area (2000): 319.839197 sq. miles (828.379681 sq. km) Water area (2000): 77.187643 sq. miles (199.915070 sq. km) Total area (2000): 397.026840 sq. miles (1028.294751 sq. km) Located within: Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55 Location: 44.111956 N, 88.211825 W Headwords: Calumet Calumet, WI Calumet County Calumet County, WI
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Calumet, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 535 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.280604 sq. miles (3.316748 sq. km) FIPS code: 11050 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 35.600454 N, 98.120409 W ZIP Codes (1990): 73014 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Calumet, OK Calumet
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Calumet-Norvelt, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1682 Housing Units (2000): 709 Land area (2000): 1.454463 sq. miles (3.767042 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.454463 sq. miles (3.767042 sq. km) FIPS code: 10836 Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 40.213730 N, 79.493121 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Calumet-Norvelt, PA Calumet-Norvelt Calumet, PA Calumet
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Calumet, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 181 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.264410 sq. miles (0.684820 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.264410 sq. miles (0.684820 sq. km) FIPS code: 10090 Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19 Location: 42.945988 N, 95.552078 W ZIP Codes (1990): 51009 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Calumet, IA Calumet
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Calumet, MI -- U.S. village in Michigan Population (2000): 879 Housing Units (2000): 491 Land area (2000): 0.194290 sq. miles (0.503210 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.194290 sq. miles (0.503210 sq. km) FIPS code: 12580 Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26 Location: 47.247360 N, 88.454557 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Calumet, MI Calumet
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Calumet, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 383 Housing Units (2000): 178 Land area (2000): 1.591110 sq. miles (4.120956 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010805 sq. miles (0.027984 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.601915 sq. miles (4.148940 sq. km) FIPS code: 09316 Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27 Location: 47.321205 N, 93.274324 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Calumet, MN Calumet