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

  • n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting eastern Connecticut, with present-day descendants in southeast Connecticut and Wisconsin. The Mohegan broke away from the Pequot in the early 17th century under the leadership of Uncas.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Algonquian language of the Mohegan.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Mohican.


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