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n. pl. Nanticoke or Nan·ti·cokes
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting Delaware and eastern Maryland between Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic coast.
2. The Algonquian language of the Nanticoke.


(ˈnæn tɪˌkoʊk)

n., pl. -cokes, (esp. collectively) -coke.
1. a member of an American Indian people who lived in the central Delmarva Peninsula in the 17th century.
2. the extinct Eastern Algonquian language of the Nanticokes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nanticoke - a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Maryland and eastern Delaware
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.Nanticoke - the Algonquian language spoken by the Nanticoke and Conoy
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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Of the Lenni Lenape, or as they were called by the whites, from the circumstances of their holding their great council-fire on the banks of that river, the Delaware nation, the principal tribes, besides that which bore the generic name, were the Mahicanni, Mohicans, or Mohegans, and the Nanticokes, or Nentigoes.
Each year the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance releases a report card based on the health of the Nanticoke River with the latest grades showing a B-minus for the river and a solid B for the creeks.
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