Huron

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Huron the 2nd largest of the Great Lakes
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Canada actually comes from the word 'Kanata', a Huron or Iroquois word for village, and Canada is a 'big village'.
    • n Huron One of an Indian tribe, the northwestern member of the Iroquois family, living west to Lake Huron, which is named from them.
    • n Huron [lowercase] An Anglicized equivalent of the generic name Huro, applied by Cuvier to the large-mouthed black-bass, Micropterus salmoides. The systematic relations of the fish were misunderstood by Cuvier, on account of the imperfect state of the dorsal fin of the specimen examined by him.
    • n Huron A Spanish-American name of sundry animals of the family Mustelidæ: specifically applied to the grison.
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Usage

In literature:

So it went on until Port Huron was reached.
"Modern Americans" by Chester Sanford
Thus Lake Huron was discovered.
"Old Quebec" by Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan
Lake Huron was the western boundary of effective settlement: beyond lay the fur trader's preserve.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
Then, war-hatchet buried between Hurons and Six Nations.
"With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga" by W. Bert Foster
Former friends had settled beside the lonely Lake Simcoe, midway between Huron and Ontario.
"Cedar Creek" by Elizabeth Hely Walshe
Upper Sandusky, northern Ohio, was a Wyandot Huron town.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
It has steamboat connexion with Detroit and the cities on Lakes Huron and Erie.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
The following day the Hurons resumed their journey and in due time arrived at Quebec.
"Glimpses of the Past" by W. O. Raymond
It is the eastern terminus of two lines of steamers for the ports of Lakes Huron and Superior.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
In a letter, dated at Tonachin, a Huron village, 18th July, 1627, Father Daillon told of his visit to the Neuters the year before.
"Niagara" by Peter A. (Peter Augustus) Porter
A reinforcement of the enemy soon scattered these also, but not until the Frenchmen and a few of the Hurons were made captive.
"Voyage of the Paper Canoe" by Nathaniel H. Bishop
This was why the Christianized Hurons were brushed off the earth by the tigerish and unapproachable Iroquois.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
Gonzalo Hurones and Ramirez the elder both died a natural death.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
The third race was the Kentucky Derby, with three starters, Huron, Phil Dwyer and Azra.
"History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921" by John Lawrence O'Connor
BAY CITY, an American city, Michigan, on the east side of Saginaw River, near its mouth in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The Huron country lay between Georgian Bay of Lake Huron and Lake Simcoe.
"A Historical Geography of the British Colonies" by Charles Prestwood Lucas
We were now out on Lake Huron in a heavy snow storm.
"A Child of the Sea; and Life Among the Mormons" by Elizabeth Whitney Williams
The Huron is stark mad about her.
"The Ordeal of Richard Feverel" by George Meredith
Father Chaumont, who had lived fifty years among the Hurons, composed a grammar of their language.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)" by George Warburton
Huron kill 'em all; afterward we flog Huron.
"The Chainbearer" by J. Fenimore Cooper
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In poetry:

Upwards of thirty rivers vast
Into its bosom flow;
Till its tumultuous waves, at last,
To join lake Huron go.
"Enigma XLVI." by Elizabeth Hitchener
Such trees as those, are widely known,
And many more beside,
And may be found from Madoc's hills,
To Huron's waters wide.
"The Maple Tree" by Thomas Frederick Young
I walk'd along, she tripp'd beside,
Short was the time, until we stood
Above the rolling, glassy tide -
Above old Huron's mighty flood.
"A Sunset" by Thomas Frederick Young
Algoma o'er Ontario throws
Fair forest heights and mountain snows;
Strong Erie shakes the orchard plain
At great Niagara's defiles,
And river-gods o'er Lawrence reign,
But Love is king in Huron's isles.
"The Isles Of Huron" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Bright are the countless isles which crest
With waving woods wide Huron's breast,--
Her countless isles, that love too well
The crystal waters whence they rise,
Far from her azure depths to swell,
Or wanton with the wooing skies;
"The Isles Of Huron" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
But when they reached the place of many pines,
God's country, that no white man yet had named--
They beached their birch canoe 'neath swinging vines,
For here, the Indian read by many signs,
Lay the wild land the tribe of Huron claimed.
"Jean De Breboeuf" by Virna Sheard

In news:

The Steamer New York disappeared in a storm on Lake Huron in 1910.
Huron's Dream Season Ends With Regional Loss To Divine Child.
As of Friday, November 9, 2012, 12:49 p.m. Huron at Regional.
A memorial canoe paddle and lunch will be held on Saturday, Oct 1 to honor the memory of a Milford resident who drowned while trying to save a teenager from drowning near a dam along the Huron River.
Joyce Ilene Dubois , age 72, of Huron, formerly of Wolsey.
HURON — Joyce Ilene Dubois , age 72, of Huron, formerly of Wolsey, SD, died Sunday, October 7, 2012, at the SunQuest Health Care Center in Huron.
The Port Huron Lip Dub committee is inviting the community to the preview of the Lip Dub video before its official debut on You Tube.
Huron needed a lot of help in its long-shot bid for a Division IV playoff berth, but the first thing that had to happen was a win over Edison in the season finale.
The Huron Valley Schools Board of Education will interview four candidates for the position of - 3:35 pm.
Eugene Kingdon, 101, of Huron.
HURON — Eugene Kingdon, 101, of Huron, died Thursday, Dec 6, 2012, at SunQuest Healthcare Center.
HURON — Fresh off her win for a second term, Rep Kristi Noem, R-S. Said Thursday she will press for a House vote on a new five-year farm bill .
The Port Huron Figure Skating Club is holding a vendor show fundraiser at Glacier Pointe on Dove Road on Saturday August 11, 2012 from 9 am – 1pm.
Rice's closest game was the playoff opener where it registered a 47-26 win over Port Huron.
Rob Ford's Don Bosco football team loses Metro Bowl to Huron Heights.
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In science:

Acheson Colloids Company, Port Huron, Michigan.
Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen
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