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

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  • Mohegan — [mō hē′gən] n. pl. Mohegans or Mohegan [earlier Monahegan < Massachusett, a local place name] a member of a North American Indian people that lived in Connecticut, along the Thames River, and spoke an Algonquian language adj. of the Mohegans… …   English World dictionary

  • Mohegan — Mohegan, Indianerstamm, s. Mohikaner …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mohegan — Wohngebiet der Mohegan und benachbarter Stämme um 1600 Die Mohegan (Eigenbezeichnung Mu he con neok Menschen aus der Gegend, wo die Wasser nie still stehen) gehören zur Algonkin Sprachgruppe (Sprachfamilie: Algisch), die einen Pequot Dialekt… …   Deutsch 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 — Los Mohegan son una tribu de lengua Algonquina que vive en el este de Connecticut, y que formó una única entidad político social con los Pequot hasta 1637. Aunque su nombre es similar, los Mohegan no tienen que ver con los Mahican, tribu de los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mohegan — /moh hee geuhn/, n., pl. Mohegans, (esp. collectively) Mohegan. a member of a group of Pequot Indians that broke with the Pequot and then fought against them in the Pequot War. * * * Algonquian speaking North American Indian people who once… …   Universalium

  • Mohegan — La tribu Mohegan est une tribu appartenant à la famille linguistique des langues algonquiennes qui vivait dans la partie orientale de la haute vallée de la Thames dans le Connecticut au nord est des États Unis[1]. La tribu était à l origine liée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mohegan — [məʊ hi:g(ə)n] (also Mohican) noun (plural same or Mohegans) 1》 a member of an American Indian people formerly inhabiting western parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts. Compare with Mahican. 2》 the extinct Algonquian language of the Mohegan.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • mohegan — Pueblo indígena de América del Norte de lengua algonquina que alguna vez habitó la zona sudeste de Connecticut, EE.UU. Posteriormente se apropiaron de territorios de otras tribus en Massachusetts y Rhode Island. Su economía se basaba en el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mohegan — /moʊˈhigən/ (say moh heeguhn) noun 1. a Native American people of Algonquian linguistic stock, living chiefly along the Thames River, Connecticut, in the 17th century. 2. (plural Mohegan or Mohegans) a member of this people. 3. the extinct… …   Australian English dictionary

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