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Gitchigoomee is the Ojibwa (Chippewa) word for Lake Superior.

Canadian folk singer Gordon Lightfoot sings about Lake Superior in his song THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD: "The Legend lives on from the Chippewa on down of the big lake they called Gitchigoomee... "

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Gitchigoomie is the Ojibwa(Chippewa) Native American name for Lake Superior.


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It's a place name from Longfellow's poem Hiawatha. It is apparently the Ojibway for "big water", and their name for Lake Superior.


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