Narragansett
also Narraganset noun (plural -sett or -setts; also -set or -sets) Etymology: modification of Narragansett Nahicans, Nayohygunsic, locale on Narragansett Bay Date: 1622 1. a member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island 2. the Algonquian language of the Narragansett people

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  • Narragansett — may refer to: Narragansett (PRR train), a Pennsylvania Railroad train Narragansett (Amtrak train), an Amtrak train Narragansett (tribe) Narragansett land claim Narragansett, Rhode Island, a town Narragansett Bay Narragansett (beer) Narragansett… …   Wikipedia

  • Narragansett — [nar΄ə gan′sit] n. [earlier (17th c.) Nanhiggansett, Nanohigganset, etc. < a Narragansett place name of uncert. meaning ] 1. pl. Narragansetts or Narragansett a member of a North American Indian people living west of Narragansett Bay in Rhode… …   English World dictionary

  • Narragansett — steht für: einen Indianerstamm, siehe Narraganset eine nach dem Indianerstamm benannte US amerikanische Stadt in Rhode Island, siehe Narragansett (Rhode Island) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Narragansett — Narragansett, 1) Bai des Atlantischen Oceans an der Küste von Rhode Island (Nordamerika); 2) ein Indianerstamm, s. Algonkiner B) a) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Narragansett — (spr. närrĕgännsĕt), Bai des Atlant. Ozeans, an der Küste des nordamerik. Staates Rhode Island, mit mehrern Inseln (Rhode Island) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Narragansett — 1622, from southern New England Algonquian Naiaganset (people) of the small point of land, containing nai a point or angle. Originally in reference to the native people, later to the place in Rhode Island …   Etymology dictionary

  • Narragansett — Bandera de los Narragansett Los narragansett son una tribu de indios algonquinos, cuyo nombre quiere decir «Gente de cabeza pequeña», y que se dividen en ocho grupos tribales, entre ellos los siguientes: narraganssett, shawomet, pawtuxet, coweset …   Wikipedia Español

  • Narragansett — 41°24′34″N 71°40′03″O / 41.40944, 71.6675 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Narragansett — /nar euh gan sit/, n., pl. Narragansetts, (esp. collectively) Narragansett. 1. a member of a North American Indian tribe of the Algonquian family formerly located in Rhode Island but now almost extinct. 2. an Algonquian language, the language of… …   Universalium

  • 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

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