Definitions

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  • n. Any member of a particular Native American tribe of Virginia.

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Examples

  • [6] The Nansemond is a tributary of the James River flowing into it on the south side of Hampton Rhoads along the west side of present-day Suffolk.

    Letter from Robert Carter to Philip Perry, March 2, 1732

  • Even weirder than Princess Anne is their inclusion of “Nansemond.”

    Waldo Jaquith - Road quality by county.

  • "It is tradition that when you go to visit an elder or a dignitary, you respect them by bringing tobacco one of the four sacred herbs," said Kevin Smith, a member of the Nansemond tribe.

    Brits Greet Indians Without Reservation

  • MD in mid 1600s; (2) origins not known but married 1667 in Nansemond Co.,

    Archive 2004-08-15

  • The youngest of eight, little Fred was always running, jumping, scurrying about the little wooden house in what was then Nansemond County.

    Cherry, Fred V.

  • Opposite it was the channel used by the Federal gunboats that patrolled the Nansemond.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • Hood was a bachelor and was becoming a social lion in Richmond, but he had no love affair on the banks of the Nansemond.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • He shows Paige's lawyers the financial statements of Tidewater and Nansemond.

    A Corpse is a Corpse

  • Then he had Nansemond sell ten thousand shares of Thermopylae at ninety-nine.

    A Corpse is a Corpse

  • This has gone on for over a year: Nansemond selling to Tidewater, then Tidewater selling to Nansemond, each time through a legitimate stock broker.

    A Corpse is a Corpse

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