Massachusett
or Massachuset noun (plural Massachusetts or Massachusett or Massachusets or Massachuset) Etymology: Massachusett, a locality, literally, at the big hill Date: 1616 1. a member of an American Indian people of Massachusetts 2. the extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett people

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  • Massachusett — [mas΄ə cho͞o′sit] n. [Massachusett name of Great Blue Hill (SW of Boston), lit., at the large hill ] 1. pl. Massachusetts or Massachusett a member of a North American Indian people that lived around Massachusetts Bay 2. the Algonquian language of …   English World dictionary

  • Massachusett — Wohngebiet der Massachusett und benachbarter Stämme um 1600, sowie historische Orte (rot) Die Massachusett waren eine Gruppe heute ausgestorbener Indianerstämme, deren ehemaliges Wohngebiet im Osten des US Bundesstaates Massachusetts lag. Sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Massachusett — This article is about the Native American tribe. For the U.S. state, see Massachusetts. The Massachusett were a tribe of Native Americans who lived in areas surrounding Massachusetts Bay in what is now the state of Massachusetts. One of the first …   Wikipedia

  • Massachusett — /mas euh chooh sit/, n., pl. Massachusetts, (esp. collectively) Massachusett for 1. 1. a member of an extinct tribe of North American Indians of eastern Massachusetts. 2. the extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett and Wampanoag Indians.… …   Universalium

  • Massachusett — /mas euh chooh sit/, n., pl. Massachusetts, (esp. collectively) Massachusett for 1. 1. a member of an extinct tribe of North American Indians of eastern Massachusetts. 2. the extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett and Wampanoag Indians.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Massachusett — /mæsəˈtʃusət/ (say masuh choohsuht) noun 1. a Native American people of Algonquian stock. 2. (plural Massachusetts or Massachusett) a member of this people. 3. the extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett people. –adjective 4. of or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Massachusett — noun a) A Native American tribe who lived in the Massachusetts Bay area in the state of Massachusetts. b) The extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett tribe. Syn: Natick, Wampanoag …   Wiktionary

  • Massachusett — Mas•sa•chu•sett or Mas•sa•chu•set [[t]ˌmæs əˈtʃu sɪt[/t]] n. pl. setts or sets, (esp. collectively) sett or set. 1) peo a member of an American Indian people of E Massachusetts 2) peo the extinct Eastern Algonquian language of the Massachusetts …   From formal English to slang

  • Massachusett people — Massachusett Total population 3000+ Languages Massachusett language Related ethnic groups other Algonquian peoples This article is about the Native American tribe. For the U.S. state, see Massachusetts …   Wikipedia

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