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Massachusett

noun Mas·sa·chu·sett \ˌma-sə-ˈchü-sət, -zət also ˌmas-ˈchü-\

Definition of Massachusett

plural

Massachusetts

or

Massachusett

or

Massachusets

or

Massachuset

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of Massachusetts

  2. 2 :  the extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett people



Variants of massachusett

or

Massachuset

play \ˌma-sə-ˈchü-sət, -zət also ˌmas-ˈchü-\

Origin and Etymology of massachusett

Massachusett, a locality, literally, at the big hill


First Known Use: 1616


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