Associations to the word «Chieftain»

Wiktionary

CHIEFTAIN, noun. A leader of a clan or tribe.
CHIEFTAIN, noun. A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain.

Dictionary definition

CHIEFTAIN, noun. The leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry".
CHIEFTAIN, noun. The head of a tribe or clan.

Wise words

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