Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg
the Algonqin name of a lake in Webster, Massachusetts, incorrectly said to mean "you fish your side of the water, I fish my side of the water, nobody fishes the middle". Really means "Englishmen at Manchaug at the Fishing Place at the Boundary". Longest place name in the United States

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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