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n. pl. Munsee or Mun·sees
1. A member of a subgroup of the Delaware group of Native American peoples, formerly inhabiting northern New Jersey and southeastern New York, and later also inhabiting Ontario.
2. The Algonquian language of this people.


(ˈmʌn si)

n., pl. -sees, (esp. collectively) -see.
1. a member of an American Indian people, one of the Delaware group.
2. the Eastern Algonquian language of the Munsee and closely related peoples.
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Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City offers an extraordinary chronology of the Big Apple's willingness to fight for, well, just about anything, from Munsee Indian attacks on Dutch settlers in 1655 to slave revolts in 1712 to antiabolitionist, flour, and military-draft riots in the mid 1800s to labor and communist unrest and all manner of rabble rousing throughout the last hundred years up to Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, and early Trump protests.
The vascular flora and vegetational communities of Munsee Woods Nature Preserve, Delaware County, Indiana.
The bookAEs eight case studies apply linguistics principles to the analysis of historical texts in the Algonquian language family: Potawatomi, Meskwaki-Sauk, Arapaho, Gros Ventre, Peoria, and Munsee Delaware.
Over the years they have been joined by small numbers of Munsee Delawares and Brothertowns from New Jersey although some took American citizenship during the 19th century which ended their relationship with the U.
Munsee Indian trade in Ulster County, New York, 1712-1732.
and Munsee JR: Diet of the mole Scalopus aquaticus from the Coastal Plain Region of South Carolina.
He was also a proud Navy veteran, serving in both World War II and the Korean War serving as a Chief Hospital Corpsman and Chief Pharmacists Mate and served aboard the USS Madison, PC 477, USS Great Sitkin and USS Munsee.
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Perhaps for the first time a researcher presents the names and histories of several historic Munsee sachems such as Mattano, Tackapousha, Mamanuchqua, and others.
at 103-05 (majority opinion) (describing treaties with the Delaware, the Pottawatomie, the Sioux, the Ottawa, the Miami, the Peoria, the Winnebago in Minnesota, and the Stockbridge and Munsee in Wisconsin).
The recordings offer Silent Night in French, English, Japanese, Munsee, Inuktitut and Cree.
This conclusion to a trilogy that includes Gods of Manhattan (Dutton/Penguin Putnam, 2007/VOYA February 2008) and Spirits in the Park (Dutton/Penguin Putnam, 2009/VOYA August 2009) finds thirteen year old Rory and his friends working to expose power-hungry Willem Kieft's plans to incite a war between the Munsee tribe and the gods of the spirit city of Mannahatta, a realm that co-exists with present-day Manhattan.