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tipis

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Conical tent dwellings of poles gathered together at the top, spread into a circle on the ground, and covered with skins or canvas; common to Native American tribes of the Great Plains.

Variations

teepees

tepees

Indians of North America--Dwellings

teepees

tepees

tipi

ti'pis

Broader Term

tents

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