Mohegan

noun Mo·he·gan \ mō-ˈhē-gən , mə- \
variants: or play \-ˈhē-kən\

Definition of Mohegan

plural Mohegan or Mohegans or Mohican or Mohicans
:a member of an American Indian people of southeastern Connecticut

Origin and Etymology of mohegan

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


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Mohegan

noun Mo·he·gan \ mō-ˈhē-gən \
variants: or Mohican \-kən\

Definition of Mohegan for Students

plural Mohegan or Mohegans or Mohican or Mohicans
:a member of an American Indian people of southeastern Connecticut

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