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" The name of Iroquois is purely French, and has been formed from the term hiro, ' I have spoken,' a word by which these Indians close all their speeches, and koue', which when long drawn out, is a cry of sorrow, and when briefly uttered, is an exclamation... "
A History of the New York Iroquois: Now Commonly Called the Six Nations - Page 173
by William Martin Beauchamp - 1905 - 336 pages
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Frontenac: Or, The Atotarho of the Iroquois ; a Metrical Romance

Alfred Billings Street - Frontenac's Expedition against the Iroquois, 1696 Poetry - 1849 - 324 pages
...Travels. STANZA XXIV. " The Iroquois in their dread and might Stood frowning in his mental sight." " The name of' Iroquois' is purely French, and has been formed from the term ' Hiro' or ' Hero' which signifies ' I have said,' and by which these savages terminate their discourse, as...
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Frontenac: A Poem

Alfred Billings Street - Canada - 1849 - 327 pages
...Travels. STANZA XXIV. " The Iroquois in their dread and might Stood frowning in his mental sight. " " The name of ' Iroquois ' is purely French, and has been formed from the term ' Hiro ' or ' Hero ' which signifies ' I have said,' and by which these savages terminate their discourse,...
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American Anthropologist, Volume 1

Anthropology - 1888
...p. 171), that the explanation of its origin by Charlevoix cannot be correct. The latter states that "The name of Iroquois is purely French, and has been...which these Indians close all their speeches, and kouc, which when long drawn out is a cry of sorrow and when briefly uttered is an exclamation of joy."...
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Canadian Savage Folk: The Native Tribes of Canada

John MacLean - Indians of North America - 1896 - 641 pages
...Charlevoix gives the origin of the ˝amo as follows : " The name of Iroquois is purely French, and lias been formed from the term hiro, ' I have spoken,'...when briefly uttered, is an exclamation of joy." The Delawares called them Mingo, and the readers of the works of Fenimore Cooper will recognize the people...
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History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania: And Its Centennial Celebration, Volume 1

Joseph Henderson Bausman - Beaver County (Pa.) - 1904 - 1320 pages
...translate from Charlevoix the following interesting note on the derivation of the name Iroquois: "The name Iroquois is purely French, and has been formed from the term Hiro, which means ' I have said it;' and by which these savages finish all their discourses, as the Latins...
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A Memoir of Jacques Cartier, Sieur de Limoilou: His Voyages to the St ...

James Phinney Baxter, Jean Franšois de La Roque Roberval (sieur de), Jean Alfonce (i.e. Jean Fonteneau, known as) - America - 1906 - 464 pages
...is from hire, " I have spoken," a word with which these Indians close all their speeches, and kowe, which when long drawn out is a cry of sorrow, and when briefly uttered is an exclamation of joy. Hale, however, a most excellent authority, derives it from Jerokwa, meaning Tobacco People. Vide Histoire...
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A Memoir of Jacques Cartier: Sieur de Limoilou, His Voyages to the St ...

James Phinney Baxter, Jean Franšois de La Roque Roberval (sieur de), Jean Alfonce (i.e. Jean Fonteneau, known as) - America - 1906 - 464 pages
...from hiro, “I have spoken,” a word with which these Indians close all their speeches, and Rowe, which when long drawn out is a cry of sorrow, and when briefly uttered is an exclamation of joy. Hale, however, a most excellent authority, derives it from 7erokwa, meaning Tobacco People. Vile Histoire...
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Bulletin, Issue 78

1905
...the term hiro, ' I have spoken,' a word by which these Indians close all their speeches, and kouc', which when long drawn out, is a cry of sorrow, and...uttered, is an exclamation of joy." The truth is that this.was an early Algonquin name for this people, which Champlain had from the Indians on the lower...
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