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Mohegan

[ moh-hee-guhn ]
/ moʊˈhi gən /
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noun, plural Mo·he·gans, (especially collectively) Mo·he·gan for 1.
a member of a group of Pequot Indians that broke with the Pequot and then fought against them in the Pequot War.
an Algonquian language, the language of the Mohegan Indians.
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Origin of Mohegan

First recorded in 1700–10; self-designation of the Mohegan people; literally, “person (people) of the wolf” in Mohegan-Pequot, an extinct Algonquian language spoken in southeastern Connecticut
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