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Ma·hi·can

(mə-hē′kən) also Mo·hi·can (mō-, mə-)
n. pl. Mahican or Ma·hi·cans also Mohican or Mo·hi·cans
1. A member of a Native American confederacy of subtribes formerly inhabiting the upper Hudson River valley, with present-day populations in Oklahoma and Wisconsin.
2. The Algonquian language of the Mahican.

Mahican

(məˈhiːkən)
n, pl -cans or -can
1. (Peoples) a variant of Mohican
2. (Languages) a variant of Mohican

Ma•hi•can

(məˈhi kən)

n., pl. -cans, (esp. collectively) -can.
1. a member of an American Indian people who lived in the middle and upper Hudson River valley in the 17th century.
2. the extinct Eastern Algonquian language of the Mahican.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mahican - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in the Hudson valley and eastward to the HousatonicMahican - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in the Hudson valley and eastward to the Housatonic
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.Mahican - the Algonquian language spoken by the MohicanMahican - the Algonquian language spoken by the Mohican
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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The first are the people who were variously know as as "Mahikan" to the Dutch settlers, "Mahican" to British colonial authorities, and "Mohican" in popular writings.
TOMORROW'S TOP TIPS CARLISLE: 2.20 Looking Well, 2.50 Montoya's Son, 3.25 Mahican, 4.00 Whats Up Woody, 4.30 Blurred Lines, 5.00 Duke Of Navan, 5.30 Charlie Cook.
Tomorrow's tips CARLISLE: 2.20 Looking Well, 2.50 Montoya's Son, 3.25 Mahican, 4.00 Whats Up Woody, 4.30 Blurred Lines, 5.00 Duke Of Navan, 5.30 Charlie Cook.
Wright Ones KEMPTON PARK 1.30pm Ballingvarig 2.05pm Activial 2.40pm Balder Success 3.15pm First Mahican 3.50pm Bury Parade 4.25pm Royal Player 4.55pm Aqalim NEWCASTLE1.45pm Edmund Kean 2.20pm Ubaltique 2.55pm Relax (NAP) 3.25pm Panama Petrus 3.55pm Lyric Street 4.30pm Fentara 5.10pm One For Arthur CHEPSTOW 1.20pm Grey Earl 1.55pm Goodtoknow 2.30pm Tiger O'Toole 3.05pm Gus Macrae 3.40pm Tidal Dance 4.15pm Sablazo 4.45pm Binge Drinker LINGFIELD1.40pm Rivellino 2.15pm Valmina 2.50pm Apostle 3.25pm Anaconda 4pm Mbhali 4.30pm Fab Lolly 5.05pm Triple Dream TOMORROW'S NAP: Take The Mick (Towcester 4.40pm).
WARWICK: 1.20 Mahican, 1.50 My Boy Paddy, 2.20 Time To Think, 2.50 Dreams Of Milan (nap), 3.20 Persian Snow, 3.50 Little Legend, 4.20 Surging Seas.
WARWICK: 1.20 Mahican, 1.50 My Boy Paddy, 2.20 Time To Think, 2.50 Dreams of Milan, 3.20 Persian Snow, 3.50 Little Legend, 4.20 Surging Seas.
Mahican made a good start to his National Hunt career with victory over this course and distance in December and he can follow up in the racinguk.com Juvenile Hurdle.
YARMOUTH: 2.10 Munaaser, 2.40 Meddling, 3.10 RIBBONS (NAP), 3.45 Mahican, 4.20 Joe Sugden, 4.55 Exceptionelle, 5.25 Pearl Spice.
YARMOUTH: 2.10 Munaaser, 2.40 Meddling, 3.10 Ribbons, 3.45 Mahican, 4.20 Joe Sugden, 4.55 Exceptionelle, 5.25 Pearl Spice.
(18) For example, the Mahican Indians in the Northeast marked out well-defined tracts of land that were possessed and farmed by family groups and passed within the family group to the next generation.
Present at the proceedings were representatives of Mohawk, Mahican, and Susquehannock villages as well as other Munsees including leaders of Wappinger and Hackensack villages.
Penultimately, we obtain much pertinent information about cross-cultural exchanges by highlighting an early nineteenth-century Mahican who challenged the predominate racial thinking of his day.