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n. pl. Wappinger or Wap·pin·gers
A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the east bank of the Hudson River from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan and closely related to the Munsee-speaking peoples. The Wappinger dispersed to other Native American groups after warfare with the Dutch in the mid-1600s.

[Of Algonquian origin.]
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