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Wampanoag

Saltos de línea: Wam¦pa|noag
Pronunciación: /ˌwɑːmpəˈnəʊəɡ
 
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Definición de Wampanoag en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or Wampanoags)

A member of a confederacy of American Indian peoples of SE Massachusetts.
Example sentences
  • In March, the western Indians began negotiating for peace while the Wampanoags and Narragansetts returned to their homelands in search of food.
  • Although colonists blamed ‘King Philip, ‘principal sachem of the Wampanoags, for starting hostilities, his warriors probably acted independently, not as part of an intertribal conspiracy.’
  • The skulls may have hastened the war by convincing both the English and the Wampanoags that each broke promises neither made.

adjetivo

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Relating to or denoting the Wampanoag.
Example sentences
  • At Plimoth, the public walks through an outdoor Wampanoag village staffed by actual men and women.
  • Officials vetted the text of an oration that Frank B. James, a Wampanoag leader, was slated to deliver at a banquet celebrating the 350th anniversary of the Mayflower's landing.
  • The Wampanoag leader Metacomet, known as ‘King Philip’ to the English, tried to get this practice outlawed, and when the British refused, a war ensued.

Origen

Narragansett, literally 'easterners'.

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