Wappinger

noun
Wap·pin·ger | \ˈwäpinjə(r)\
plural Wappinger or Wappingers

Definition of Wappinger 

1 : an Indian people living between the lower Hudson and Connecticut rivers

2 : a member of the Wappinger people

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History and Etymology for Wappinger

of Algonquian origin; akin to Natick Wampan-ohke, literally, eastern land

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