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Nantucket

island off Massachusetts, early forms include Natocke, Nantican, Nautican; from an obscure southern New England Algonquian word, perhaps meaning "in the middle of waters." Its identity as a summer resort for the wealthy dates to 1950s. Related: Nantucketer.

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Definitions of Nantucket

Nantucket (n.)
an island resort off Cape Cod; formerly a center of the whaling industry;
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