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n. pl. Mohegan or Mo·he·gans
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting eastern Connecticut, with present-day populations in southeast Connecticut and Wisconsin. The Mohegan broke away from the Pequot in the early 1600s under the leadership of Uncas.
2. The Algonquian language of the Mohegan.

Mo·he′gan adj.


(moʊˈhi gən)

n., pl. -gans, (esp. collectively) -gan.
1. a member of an American Indian people of E Connecticut.
2. the extinct Eastern Algonquian language of the Mohegan.