Mohican
variant of Mahican

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • MOHICAN — ou MAHICA Les Indiens Mohican (ou Mahican) font partie de la famille linguistique algonquin, dont le territoire se trouvait dans la vallée supérieure de l’Hudson, dans l’État de New York. Le mot mohican signifie «loup», mais les Hollandais et les …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mohican — MOHICÁN, mohicani, s.m. (La pl.) Populaţie de indieni răspândită de a lungul coastei Oceanului Atlantic, în Canada şi nord estul Statelor Unite ale Americii, astăzi pe cale de dispariţie; (şi la sg.) persoană care face parte din această populaţie …   Dicționar Român

  • Mohican — from Mahican (Algonquian) ma:hi:kan people of the tidal estuary. Spelling with o popularized by James Fenimore Cooper s novel …   Etymology dictionary

  • Mohican — ► NOUN ▪ a hair style in which the sides of the head are shaved and a central strip of hair is made to stand erect. ORIGIN erroneously associated with the American Indian people; compare with HURON(Cf. ↑H) …   English terms dictionary

  • Mohican — [mō hē′kən] n., adj. var. of MAHICAN …   English World dictionary

  • Mohican — Mohicans Les Mohicans, encore appelés Mahicans ou Mahikans constituaient une tribu d’indiens d’Amérique du Nord. Leur véritable nom est «Muhhehuneuw», ou «Peuple de la Grande Rivière». Le roman de James Fenimore Cooper Le Dernier des Mohicans… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mohican — /moh hee keuhn/, n., pl. Mohicans, (esp. collectively) Mohican. Mahican. * * * or Mahican North American Indian people living mostly in northeastern Wisconsin, U.S. Their original territory was the upper Hudson River valley above the Catskill… …   Universalium

  • Mohican — Die Mahican siedelten im 17 Jahrhundert am Hudson und Mohawk River, zogen dann ostwärts nach Massachusetts und später nach Wisconsin im Westen. Die Mahican, auch Mohican geschrieben, sind Algonkin sprechende Indianer, die im oberen Hudsontal… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mohican — Mo|hi|can [məuˈhi:kən US mou ] n BrE Mo|hawk [ˈməuho:k US ˈmouho:k] AmE [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: From the hairstyle worn by Native American men in J. Fenimore Cooper s novel Last of the Mohicans (1826)] a hairstyle in which the hair is cut off… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mohican — UK [məʊˈhiːkən] / US [moʊˈhɪkən] noun [countable] Word forms mohican : singular mohican plural mohicans British a hairstyle in which the hair on both sides of the head is cut off, leaving a line of hair in the middle that sticks straight up •… …   English dictionary

  • Mohican — Mahican Mahican prop. n. Variant of {Mohican}. [Also spelled {Mohican}.] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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