Narragansett

noun Nar·ra·gan·sett \ ˌner-ə-ˈgan(t)-sət , ˌna-rə- \
variants: or less commonly Narraganset

Definition of Narragansett

plural Narragansett or Narragansetts also Narraganset or Narragansets
1 : a member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island
2 : the Algonquian language of the Narragansett people

Origin and Etymology of narragansett

modification of Narragansett Nahicans, Nayohygunsic, locale on Narragansett Bay


Narragansett

geographical name Nar·ra·gan·sett \ ˌna-rə-ˈgan(t)-sət \

Definition of Narragansett

town and summer resort at the entrance to Narragansett Bay in southern Rhode Island population 15,868

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