Mohegan

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

Mohican

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Definition of Mohegan

plural

Mohegan

or

Mohegans

or

Mohican

or

Mohicans

  1. :  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


First Known Use: circa 1614


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