Mohegan

noun

Mo·​he·​gan mō-ˈhē-gən How to pronounce Mohegan (audio)
mə-
variants or Mohican
plural Mohegan or Mohegans or Mohican or Mohicans
: a member of an American Indian people of southeastern Connecticut

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1614, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mohegan was circa 1614

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Cite this Entry

“Mohegan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mohegan. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

Mohegan

noun
Mo·​he·​gan mō-ˈhē-gən How to pronounce Mohegan (audio)
mə-
variants or Mohican
plural Mohegan or Mohegans or Mohican or Mohicans
: a member of an American Indian people of southeastern Connecticut
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