Wampanoag
noun (plural Wampanoag or Wampanoags) Etymology: Narragansett, literally, easterners Date: 1676 a member of an American Indian people of Rhode Island east of Narragansett Bay and neighboring parts of Massachusetts

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  • Wampanoag — Wampanoag,   nordamerikanischer Indianer vom Sprachstamm der Algonkin im Südosten von Massachusetts, USA. Die Wampanoag, die unter ihrem Häuptling Massasoit (* um 1590, ✝ 1661) nach Ankunft der Pilgerväter zunächst jahrzehntelang friedlich mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wampanoag — [wäm΄pə nō′ag΄] n. pl. Wampanoag or Wampanoags [Narragansett, lit., people of the east] 1. a member of a loosely confederated group of Algonquian peoples in SE Massachusetts or their present day descendants 2. the extinct language of these… …   English World dictionary

  • Wampanoag — The Wampanoag [In English, pronounced IPA| [ˌwɑmpəˈnoʊæg] [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Wampanoag] ] (Wôpanâak in the Wampanoag language; alternate spellings Wompanoag or Wampanig) are a Native American nation which currently consists… …   Wikipedia

  • Wampanoag — Siedlungsgebiet der Wampanoag und benachbarter Stämme um 1600 Die Wampanoag sind Algonkin sprechende Indianer des östlichen Nordamerika, die früher Teile der US Bundesstaaten Rhode Island und Massachusetts sowie die Inseln Martha’s Vineyard,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wampanoag — Los wampanoag (o también wôpanâak) son una tribu algonquina, también llamada pokanoket, cuyo nombre quería decir “gente del Este”. Contenido 1 Localización 2 Demografía 3 Costumbres 4 Historia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wampanoag — /wahm peuh noh ag/, n., pl. Wampanoags, (esp. collectively) Wampanoag. 1. a member of a once powerful North American Indian people who inhabited the area east of Narragansett Bay from Rhode Island to Cape Cod, Martha s Vineyard, and Nantucket at… …   Universalium

  • Wampanoag — noun a) A Native American tribe located in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. b) The extinct Algonquin language of the Wampanoag tribe. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • Wampanoag — ISO 639 3 Code : wam ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Extinct …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Wampanoag —  Native American group, part of the Algonquin people …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Wampanoag — [ˌwα:mpə nəʊəg] noun (plural same or Wampanoags) a member of a confederacy of American Indian peoples of SE Massachusetts. Origin Narragansett, lit. easterners …   English new terms dictionary

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