Caughnawaga

noun
Caugh·​na·​wa·​ga | \ ˌkägnəˈwägə \
plural -s

Definition of Caughnawaga

: a native or inhabitant of Caughnawaga, a settlement founded by the French near Montreal, Canada, for Mohawk converts to Christianity

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History and Etymology for Caughnawaga

Mohawk Gahnawa'ge, literally, at the rapids

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“Caughnawaga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caughnawaga. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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