Etymology
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Mohican

North American native people of Algonquian stock, from Mahican (Algonquian) ma:hi:kan "people of the tidal estuary." The spelling with -o- was popularized by James Fenimore Cooper's novel (1826). Mohegan is a variant form.

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Definitions of Mohican

Mohican (n.)
a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in the Hudson valley and eastward to the Housatonic;
Synonyms: Mahican
Mohican (n.)
the Algonquian language spoken by the Mohican;
Synonyms: Mahican
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