Wampanoag

DEFINITIONS OF: Wampanoag

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n a member of the Algonquian people of Rhode Island and Massachusetts who greeted the Pilgrims

Examples:
Massasoit
Wampanoag leader who aided the Pilgrims (1580-1661)
Type of:
Algonquian, Algonquin
a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
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