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n. pl. Nanticoke or Nan·ti·cokes
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting Delaware and eastern Maryland between Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic coast.
2. The Algonquian language of the Nanticoke.


(ˈnæn tɪˌkoʊk)

n., pl. -cokes, (esp. collectively) -coke.
1. a member of an American Indian people who lived in the central Delmarva Peninsula in the 17th century.
2. the extinct Eastern Algonquian language of the Nanticokes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nanticoke - a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Maryland and eastern Delaware
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
2.Nanticoke - the Algonquian language spoken by the Nanticoke and Conoy
Algonquian language, Algonquin, Algonquian - family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
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Others include Altoona, Blair County, Plymouth, Luzerne County; Nanticoke, Luzerne County; and Clairton, Allegheny County.
This compact exhibition educates visitors on the continued Native presence in the region, and provides an overview of the history and events from the 1600s to the present that have impacted the lives of the Nanticoke, Powhatan, and Piscataway tribes.
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The packaging processor offers the state-recognized program in conjunction with Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, Pa.
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General manager Casey Hard keeps a few popular American IPAs on rotation at all times, including the local Heavy Seas Loose Cannon and RAR Nanticoke Nectar.
But to nine people inside a classroom at the Advanced Technology Center at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke on a recent Friday night, it's an Armillaria.
Caitlin McDermott, Lucerne County Community College, Nanticoke.
In their youth some of these women commuted to work in factories and offices in Endicott, Johnson City, and Binghamton, but all spent their formative years and adult lives in the Nanticoke Valley, an upland region that, despite its paved roads and telephones, retained a distinct rural culture.
Through poems such as Efros's Vigvamim shotekim (silent wigwams)--a love story between an English painter and the daughter of the chief of the Nanticoke Indians in the seventeenth century, brutally rejected by the white colonists but not by the native Americans--or Silkiner's Mul Ohel Timura (before the tent of Timmura)--a tale of the downfall of a native tribe at the time of the Spanish conquest of the Americas--the Hebraists could express individual impotence and national outrage, Zionist empathy for agriculture and territory, and critique of industrialism, while groping for some kind of Americanness they could relate to.
Arnold was born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania on February 13, 1935.
She was taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, where she was treated for exposure.