sagamore

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noun sag·a·more \ˈsa-gə-ˌmȯr\

Definition of sagamore

  1. 1 :  a subordinate chief of the Algonquian Indians of the North Atlantic coast

  2. 2 :  sachem 1

Origin and Etymology of sagamore

Eastern Abenaki sὰkəmα


First Known Use: 1613

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