powwow Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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powwownoun

uk   us   /ˈpaʊ.waʊ/
[C] a ​meeting of Native Americans for making ​decisions or for having ​spiritualceremonies or ​celebrations [C usually singular] humorous a ​meeting in which something ​important is ​discussed: My brother's getting ​divorced so I'm going ​home for a ​family powwow this ​weekend.
(Definition of powwow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"powwow" in American English

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powwownoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɑʊˌwɑʊ/
an American ​Indianmeeting or ​gathering for making ​decisions or for ​ceremonies or celebrations: In ​South Dakota each ​summer, a Sioux powwow ​attractsdancers from all over the US. fig. I’m going ​home for a ​family powwow (= ​discussion) this ​weekend.
(Definition of powwow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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