Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of Mahican.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Either of two indigenous North American tribes, Mahican and Mohegan, and to their Algonquian languages.
  • n. A member of either of these tribes.
  • n. A hairstyle where both sides are shaved, with the hair in the centre kept long and made to stand on end. (North America: Mohawk)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or relating to the Mohicans or Mohegans.
  • n. One of a tribe of American Indians of the Algonkin stock.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in the Hudson valley and eastward to the Housatonic
  • n. the Algonquian language spoken by the Mohican

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Examples

  • The 'bot, called Mohican, is a remote- and voice-controlled insect hunter.

    Gizmodo

  • "Mohican," I said in surprise, -- "or so it is among the Iroquois," and the next moment could have bitten off my tongue for vexation that I should have so clumsily reminded a Sagamore of a subject nation of his servitude, by assuming that the Lenni-Lenape had conformed even to the racial customs of their conquerors.

    The Hidden Children

  • Commander Low, of the "Mohican," upon learning these facts, sailed from Mazatlan, and overtook the "Forward" while still in the Gulf of California.

    The Naval History of the United States Volume 2 (of 2)

  • This vision gave rise to slender black suede and velvet sandals embellished with soaring plumes of vulture feathers, based upon a "Mohican" haircut, with a little 'pochette' to match.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • For this reason, I have referred to Wusamequin’s tribe as “the People of the River,” and not as “the pe ople who live alongside a river which ebbs and flows,” which is a more traditional way to refer to the Mohican people.

    Spirited

  • People: The general term "Mohican" has been used to refer not only to the Mahicans and their kin the Wappingers, but also to six or seven other Indian tribes lumped together as Mohegans by early colonists.

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  • "Mohican" has been used to refer not only to the Mahicans and their kin the Wappingers, but also to six or seven other Indian tribes lumped together as Mohegans by early colonists.

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  • The interiors are also highly customised, sporting a dark denim style fabric with yellow stitching, a fifth pocket with the unmistakable Diesel brand, the head of the famous "Mohican" on the gear lever knob and the special satin chrome coloured dashboard.

    Autoblog

  • "Mohican" on the gear lever knob and the special satin chrome coloured dashboard.

    Top Speed

  • And it had a rather snazzy hairstyle - a 'Mohican' of feathers running along its head and back.

    TG Daily

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