Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a Native American confederacy of subtribes formerly inhabiting the upper Hudson River valley, with present-day populations in Oklahoma and Wisconsin.
  • noun The Algonquian language of the Mahican.

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  • proper noun Variant of Mohican.

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  • noun Alternative form of Mohican.

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

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  • The similarity between their names is due to coincidence and European mispronunciation -- "Mahican" comes from the word Muheconneok, "from Drag to Playlist

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  • The similarity between their names is due to coincidence and European mispronunciation -- "Mahican" comes from the word Muheconneok, "from Drag to Playlist

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  • The similarity between their names is due to coincidence and European mispronunciation -- "Mahican" comes from the word Muheconneok, "from

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  • The similarity between their names is due to coincidence and European mispronunciation -- "Mahican" comes from the word Muheconneok, "from

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  • The locale was initial settled around 1740 by Moravian missionaries to a native Mahican village of Shekomeko.

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  • The locale was initial settled around 1740 by Moravian missionaries to a native Mahican village of Shekomeko.

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  • One historian of the Iroquois observes that by the start of the seventeenth century they were “at odds with all their neighbors—Algonquin and Huron to the north, Mahican on the east, and Susquehannock to the south.”

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  • The Sokoki and Pocumtuc (Connecticut River in western Massachusetts) had a long history of hostility with the Iroquois, and helped the Mahican in their war against the Mohawk (1624-28), with the Pennacook being drawn in as allies of the Sokoki.

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  • This error has persisted, and Americans today might be surprised to learn that the Mahican are very much alive and living in Wisconsin under the name, Stockbridge Indians.

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  • One historian of the Iroquois observes that by the start of the seventeenth century they were “at odds with all their neighbors—Algonquin and Huron to the north, Mahican on the east, and Susquehannock to the south.”

    Champlain's Dream

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