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Wampanoag

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noun Wam·pa·no·ag \ˌwäm-pə-ˈnō-(ˌ)ag, ˌwȯm-\

Definition of Wampanoag

plural

Wampanoag

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Wampanoags

  1. :  a member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island east of Narragansett Bay and neighboring parts of Massachusetts



Origin and Etymology of wampanoag

Narragansett, literally, easterners


First Known Use: 1676


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