from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly located along Massachusetts Bay from Plymouth north to Salem. Reduced by epidemics, the Massachusett ceased to exist as a people during the 17th century.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Algonquian language of the Massachusett.
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- proper n. A Native American tribe who lived in the Massachusetts Bay area in the state of Massachusetts.
- proper n. The extinct Algonquian language of the Massachusett tribe.
From the Massachusett name of Great Blue Hill south of Boston.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)