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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

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

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