Wappinger

noun Wap·pin·ger \ ˈwäpinjə(r) \

Definition of Wappinger

plural Wappinger or Wappingers
1 :an Indian people living between the lower Hudson and Connecticut rivers
2 :a member of the Wappinger people

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Origin and Etymology of wappinger

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


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