Mahican

noun Ma·hi·can \ mə-ˈhē-kən \
variants: or play \mō-, mə-\

Definition of Mahican

plural Mahican or Mahicans
1 : a member of an American Indian people of the upper Hudson River valley
2 : the extinct Algonquian language of the Mahican people

Origin and Etymology of mahican

Mahican


MAHICAN Defined for Kids

Mahican

noun Ma·hi·can \ mə-ˈhē-kən \
variants: or Mohican \mō-, mə-\

Definition of Mahican for Students

plural Mahican or Mahicans or Mohican or Mohicans
1 : a member of an American Indian people of northeastern New York
2 : the language of the Mahican people

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