Pronunciation: (chi-kē', chik'ē), [key]
1. Also,chikee.(among the Seminole Indians) an open-sided structure, usually thatched with palms and serving as a dwelling.
2. a similar structure, used to provide shelter from the sun, as at a beach.
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