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Mo·hawk1  audio  (mhôk) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. Mohawk or Mo·hawks
    1. A Native American people formerly inhabiting northeast New York along the Mohawk and upper Hudson valleys north to the St. Lawrence River, with present-day populations chiefly in southern Ontario and extreme northern New York. The Mohawk were the easternmost member of the Iroquois confederacy.
    2. A member of this people.
  1. The Iroquoian language of the Mohawk.

ETYMOLOGY:
Narragansett Mohowaúg


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