Wampanoag

noun
Wam·​pa·​no·​ag | \ ˈwäm-pə-ˌnäg How to pronounce Wampanoag (audio) ; ˌwäm-pə-ˈnō-(ˌ)ag How to pronounce Wampanoag (audio) , ˌwȯm- \
plural Wampanoag or Wampanoags

Definition of Wampanoag

: a member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island east of Narragansett Bay and neighboring parts of Massachusetts

First Known Use of Wampanoag

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Wampanoag

Narragansett, literally, easterners

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The first known use of Wampanoag was in 1676

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“Wampanoag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wampanoag. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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Wampanoag

noun
Wam·​pa·​noag | \ ˈwäm-pə-ˌnȯg How to pronounce Wampanoag (audio) \
plural Wampanoag or Wampanoags

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: a member of an American Indian people of eastern Rhode Island and neighboring parts of Massachusetts

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