One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A region of thick afforestation; frequently attributive, especially in the names of North American peoples.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Handbook of North American Indians. With reference to North American peoples after Canadian French bois fort; compare Plains Cree sakâwiyiniwak, lit. ‘woodland people’.
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