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Last of the Mohicans, The

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  1. a historical novel (1826) by James Fenimore Cooper.
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The Last of the Mohicans

A novel by James Fenimore Cooper; part of The Leatherstocking Tales. The leading character is Uncas, a noble Native American who helps a family of British settlers during the French and Indian War. (See also Natty Bumppo.)

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