[moh-hee-guh n]

noun, plural Mo·he·gans, (especially collectively) Mo·he·gan.

a member of a group of Pequot Indians that broke with the Pequot and then fought against them in the Pequot War. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mohegan

Historical Examples of mohegan

  • A Mohegan Indian was in advance of all the rest of the company in the pursuit.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

  • The eye of the Great Spirit can see from the clouds—the bosom of Mohegan is bare!

    The Pioneers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • Mohegan dropped his head in his blanket, and sat in silence.

    The Pioneers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • More recent, and the best remembered of all, is the wreck of the Mohegan, in 1898.

    The Cornwall Coast

    Arthur L. Salmon

  • But the friendly Mohegan warriors gathered about the Puritan leaders.

    Famous Indian Chiefs

    Charles H. L. Johnston