American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting Rhode Island west of Narragansett Bay, with present-day descendants in the same area. The Narragansett were nearly exterminated during King Philip's War in 1675-1676.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Algonquian language of the Narragansett.
- n. Any of a breed of small sturdy saddle horse developed in Rhode Island.
- From a Narragansett place name. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“We had dinner at Iggy's in Narragansett, then drove down to the Point Judith lighthouse for a bit.”
“I lived in Narragansett, RI and Fall River, Mass 25 years ago.”
“I've always thought that the ruins of Fort Burnside (circa 1942, built to guard the minefield that was placed in Narragansett Bay during WWII) would be a wonderful place for ritual work, especially given that the two circular depressions that each once held a 3-inch gun have an odd and striking resemblance to a megalithic site, as does the old bunker.”
“After dinner at Iggy's in Narragansett, we stopped by Spooky parents 'on the way back, to get cucumbers and yellow crooked-neck squash and eggs and just visit.”
“The word Narragansett means the people at the small narrow point.”
“All the houses in Narragansett had to be totally blacked out on the ocean side.”
“The Permian-aged granite beds known as the Narragansett Pier Plutonic Suite is exposed here, so, unlike Moonstone, it's a rocky beach.”
“For dinner, Spooky wanted Iggy's, so we drove back across the Jamestown Bridge and then all the way down to Iggy's in Narragansett.”
“This last, commonly known as the Narragansett district and comprised in the two so-called towns of North and South Kingstown, lay on the western shore of the bay, in the southern corner of the colony.”
“Ocean towards the East, and betweene, and within a Streight Line directly Extending up Into the Maine Land towards the west from the mouth of the said Riuer called Narragansett Riuer to the utmost bounds of a Country or place in New England Commonly called Pokenacutt als”
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