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What lake is known as gitchigoomie?


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October 19, 2010 9:17PM

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... "