Definitions

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

  • noun A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting Delaware and eastern Maryland between Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic coast.
  • noun The Algonquian language of the Nanticoke.

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  • noun a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Maryland and eastern Delaware
  • noun the Algonquian language spoken by the Nanticoke and Conoy

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Examples

  • GONYEA: The Flamingo Diner on Route 11 in the working class town of West Nanticoke is also in the 11th district.

    In Pennsylvania, Voters Turn Against Democrats

  • GONYEA: The Flamingo Diner on Route 11 in the working class town of West Nanticoke is also in the 11th district.

    In Pennsylvania, Voters Turn Against Democrats

  • Then he called the Nanticoke to him, and spoke to him thus: "Thou canst not have my daughter -- thy blood cannot mingle with mine.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • The Kuskarawaoks, later known as the Nanticoke, cautiously watched Smith's ship from the shore, climbing into the trees for a better look.

    History of American Women

  • Maryland into Delaware, and is there formed of two tidal sources, the one to the north continuing to be called the Nanticoke, and that to the south -- nearly as imposing a stream -- named Broad Creek.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times

  • Elsewhere along Maryland's waterfront, officials of Wicomico County, on the Eastern Shore, declared an emergency and ordered the evacuation of areas near the Nanticoke and Wicomico Rivers.

    East Braces for a Walloping

  • To address this quandary, the church on Main Street in Nanticoke embraced a new approach called the Goth Liturgy on Saturday night at 9.

    Church tries Goth Liturgy

  • And every time I drive through Nanticoke, PA, I think it should be Manticore, PA.

    time's a revelator

  • Paul Kanjorksi D-Nanticoke holds town-hall style conferences over the phone has drawn criticism from challenger Lou Barletta.

    telephone town hall

  • Arbitrator Michel Picher ordered Imperial Oil to stop all random drug tests at its Nanticoke refinery as part of his decision.

    Archive 2007-01-01

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