Narragansetts
Narragansetts Nar`ra*gan"setts, prop. n. pl.; sing. {Narragansett}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly inhabited the shores of Narragansett Bay. [1913 Webster]

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  • Narragansetts — n. summer resort town in south Rhode Island (USA); Algonquian language spoken by the Narraganset people n. Native American people who inhabited Rhode Island in the past; member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Historic Village of the Narragansetts in Charlestown — Infobox nrhp | name =Historic Village of the Narragansetts in Charlestown nrhp type = hd caption = nearest city= Charlestown, Rhode Island locmapin = Rhode Island area = architect= Unknown architecture= Greek Revival added = May 07, 1973… …   Wikipedia

  • Narragansett — Narragansetts Nar ra*gan setts, prop. n. pl.; sing. {Narragansett}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly inhabited the shores of Narragansett Bay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Narragansett (tribe) — The Narragansett tribe are a Native American tribe who controlled the area surrounding Narragansett Bay in present day Rhode Island, and also portions of Connecticut and eastern Massachusetts. The Narragansett culture has existed in the region… …   Wikipedia

  • Narragansett land claim — Narragansett territory c. 1600 The Narragansett land claim was one of the first litigations of aboriginal title in the United States in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court s landmark Oneida I (1974) decision.[1] The Narragansett claimed a few… …   Wikipedia

  • Narragansett people — For other uses of the term, see Narragansett (disambiguation). Narragansett tribal seal …   Wikipedia

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