What is the meaning of the word ' chicago'?
Its is the anglicized form af an old Mesquaki (Fox) indian word for 'onion' - sheka:ko: The Mesquaki or Fox indians were part of the larger Algonquin languages family.
I always thought chicago was a city in illinois
Chic. Ago. It means a baby chicken that lived before us.
The word Chicago refers to on of the prevalent city of Illinois, in the northeast division of the state on Lake Michigan. It is considered as one of the main ports and the marketable, financial, industrial, and cultural core of the Midwest.
It is derived from an Algonquin word meaning "onion field."
apparently it means something like "nice place. eternally corrupted."