a member of an Indigenous North American people who have traditionally inhabited Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.
the Algonquian language of the Nanticoke.
a member of a group of people of southern Delaware with mixed white, Black, and Indigenous ancestry.
Other definitions for Nanticoke (2 of 2)
a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Erie.
a city in E Pennsylvania.
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How to use Nanticoke in a sentence
This afternoon, 31st, at Nanticoke, the mob stopped all the pumps at the mines.
But twenty years ago there was no busier mine than the Dryden from Carbondale to Nanticoke.The Blind Brother | Homer Greene
His shape was odd and singular, beyond anything the Nanticoke had ever seen.
More she would have said, but the Nanticoke caught her gently in his arms, preventing her slight screams with the kiss of love.
First one contrived to put forth her little hand or foot; then a head became visible; still the Nanticoke affected to see neither.