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Pe·quot

 (pē′kwŏt′)
n. pl. Pequot or Pe·quots
1. A member of a Native American people of eastern Connecticut. The Pequot and the Mohegan were the same people until the Mohegan broke away under Uncas in the early 1600s.
2. The Algonquian language of the Pequot, dialectally related to Mohegan and Montauk.

Pe′quot adj.
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About the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation The Mashantucket Pequots are a native Algonquin people in southeastern Connecticut who endured centuries of conflict and survive today on the oldest continuously occupied reservation in the U.
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The Mashantucket Pequots are a Native Algonquin people in Southeastern Connecticut having endured centuries of conflict, survival and continuity on and around one of America's oldest Indian reservations, established in 1666.
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The Mashantucket Pequots are a native Algonquin people in southeastern Connecticut, having endured centuries of conflict, survival, and continuity on and around one of America's oldest Indian reservations, established in 1666.
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