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Monacan

[mon-uh-kuh n, muh-nah-kuh n] /ˈmɒn ə kən, məˈnɑ kən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Monaco.
adjective
2.
of or relating to Monaco.
Also, Monegasque.
Origin of Monacan
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  • Hugon, half Monacan and half Frenchman, is bartering skins with a Quaker.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • Then shall she have the wooing of the son of a Monacan woman.

    Audrey Mary Johnston
  • With this he said he could quickly break the head of a Monacan.

  • The Monacan expedition the King discouraged, and refused to furnish for it either guides or men.

    Captain John Smith Charles Dudley Warner
  • He travelled far in the Monacan country, where the "Stoics of the woods" received him in an impassive, noncommittal manner.

    The Birth of the Nation Mrs. Roger A. Pryor
  • In Virginia, there is reason to believe, the tribe was held in check in early days by the Powhatan and the Monacan.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • I soon afterwards came upon the Monacan camp, and beyond it I found the trail of the two pale-faces.

    The Settlers William H. G. Kingston
  • Rolfe ordered his men to get into marching order, and, accompanied by the Monacan chief, they proceeded on their journey.

    The Settlers William H. G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Monacan

Monacan

/ˈmɒnəkən; məˈnɑː-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Monaco or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Monaco
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