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Narragansett

noun, Nar·ra·gan·sett \ˌna-rə-ˈgan(t)-sət\

Definition of Narragansett

plural Narragansett or Narragansetts also Narraganset or Narragansets

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island

  2. 2 :  the Algonquian language of the Narragansett people



Variants of narragansett

also Narraganset play \ˌna-rə-ˈgan(t)-sət\

Origin of narragansett

modification of Narragansett Nahicans, Nayohygunsic, locale on Narragansett Bay


First Known Use: 1622


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