Mohegan

noun
Mo·​he·​gan | \ mō-ˈhē-gən How to pronounce Mohegan (audio) , mə- \
variants: or \ mō-​ˈhē-​kən How to pronounce Mohegan (audio) , mə-​ \
plural Mohegan or Mohegans or Mohican or Mohicans

Definition of Mohegan

: a member of an American Indian people of southeastern Connecticut

First Known Use of Mohegan

circa 1614, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mohegan

of southern New England Algonquian origin; akin to Narragansett Monahiganeuck Mohegans

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The first known use of Mohegan was circa 1614

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“Mohegan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mohegan. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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Mohegan

noun
Mo·​he·​gan | \ mō-ˈhē-gən How to pronounce Mohegan (audio) \
variants: or Mohican \ -​kən \
plural Mohegan or Mohegans or Mohican or Mohicans

Kids Definition of Mohegan

: a member of a tribe of indigenous people of southeastern Connecticut

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