Mohawk

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noun Mo·hawk \ˈmō-ˌhȯk\

Definition of Mohawk

plural

Mohawk

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Mohawks

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of the Mohawk River valley, New York

  2. 2 :  the Iroquoian language of the Mohawk people

  3. 3 :  a hairstyle with a narrow center strip of usually upright hair and the sides of the head shaved

Origin and Etymology of mohawk

of Algonquian origin; akin to Narragansett or Massachusett Mohowawog Mohawk, literally, cannibal


Mohawk

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geographical name Mo·hawk \ˈmō-ˌhȯk\

Definition of Mohawk

  1. river 148 miles (238 kilometers) long in east central New York flowing east into the Hudson River


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