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Massachuset

Massachusetts

/ (ˌmæsəˈtʃuːsɪt) /
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noun
plural -sets, -set or -setts a member of a North American Indian people formerly living around Massachusetts Bay
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
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Word Origin for Massachuset

probably from Algonquian, literally: at the big hill
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