Mohegans
Mohicans Mo*hi"cans, prop. n. pl.; sing. {Mohican}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Lenni-Lenape Indians who formerly inhabited Western Connecticut and Eastern New York. [Written also {Mohegans}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Mohegans — n. member of the Mahican Indian tribe that once resided in the Thames River area in Connecticut …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Uncas — who through his alliance with the English colonists against other Indian tribes made the Mohegans the leading regional Indian tribe. Uncas was a Mohegan by birth. He was born near the Thames River in present day Connecticut the son of the Mohegan …   Wikipedia

  • Mohegan Indians v. Connecticut — Uncas Mohegan Indians v. Connecticut (1705–1773) was the first indigenous land rights litigation in history in a common law jurisdiction.[1][2] …   Wikipedia

  • Mohegan — The Mohegan tribe is an Algonquian speaking tribe that lives in eastern upper Thames valley Connecticut. Mohegan history, Encyclopædia Britannica , 2007, webpage: [http://p2.www.britannica.com/eb/article 9053198/Mohegan EB Mohegan] .] The Mohegan …   Wikipedia

  • Mohegan people — Not to be confused with the Mahicans, a different Native American tribe. The Mohegan tribe is an Algonquian speaking tribe that lives in the eastern upper Thames River valley of Connecticut.[1] Mohegan translates to People of the Wolf [1]. At the …   Wikipedia

  • Wyandanch (sachem) — For the hamlet in the town of Babylon, New York, see Wyandanch, New York. Wyandanch (born around 1620 in Montauk, Long Island died 1660) was a sachem of the Montaukett Indians in the mid 17th century on eastern Long Island.[1] Initially he was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Miantonomoh — Uncas and Miantonomoh. Miantonomoh (1600? August 1643), also spelled Miantonomo, Miantonomah or Miantonomi, was a chief of the Narragansett tribe of New England Indians, nephew of their grand sachem, Canonicus (died 1647). He seems to have been… …   Wikipedia

  • Mohegan Sun — Address 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard Uncasville, Connecticut 06382 1355 Opening date October 12, 1996 …   Wikipedia

  • Mohicans — Les Mohicans, encore appelés Mahicans ou Mahikans (une imprécision les confondant avec les Mohegans, du Connecticut, a transformé leur nom Mahican en Mohican) constituaient une tribu d’indiens d’Amérique du Nord. Leur véritable nom est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mohegan — or Mohican noun (plural Mohegan or Mohegans or Mohican or Mohicans) Etymology: of southern New England Algonquian origin; akin to Narragansett Monahiganeuck Mohegans Date: 1660 a member of an American Indian people of southeastern Connecticut …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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