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Mohawk

noun Mo·hawk \ˈmō-ˌhk\
plural Mohawk or Mohawks

Definition of MOHAWK

1
:  a member of an American Indian people of the Mohawk River valley, New York
2
:  the Iroquoian language of the Mohawk people
3
:  a hairstyle with a narrow center strip of usually upright hair and the sides of the head shaved
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Origin of MOHAWK

of Algonquian origin; akin to Narragansett or Massachusett Mohowawog Mohawk, literally, cannibal
First Known Use: 1634

Mohawk

geographical name Mo·hawk \ˈmō-ˌhk\

Definition of MOHAWK

river 148 miles (238 kilometers) E cen New York flowing E into Hudson River
MOHAWK Defined for Kids

Mohawk

noun Mo·hawk \ˈmō-ˌhk\
plural Mohawk or Mo·hawks

Definition of MOHAWK for Kids

1
:  a member of an American Indian people of central New York
2
:  the language of the Mohawk people

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