Native American Place Names of Massachusetts

Native American Place Names of Massachusetts

by R A Douglas-Lithgow
     
 


This dictionary of Native American places was originally published in 1909. Alphabetically arranged by Native American name, this reference work gives insight into the Native origins of Massachusetts cities, towns, rivers, streams, lakes, and other locales. The current state of Massachusetts retains the name of the once inhabiting tribe, although its people were… See more details below

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This dictionary of Native American places was originally published in 1909. Alphabetically arranged by Native American name, this reference work gives insight into the Native origins of Massachusetts cities, towns, rivers, streams, lakes, and other locales. The current state of Massachusetts retains the name of the once inhabiting tribe, although its people were decimated by illness and disorganized by warfare around 1617. Massachusetts is a word meaning ""a hill in the form of an arrow-head.""

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ISBN-13:
9781557095428
Publisher:
Applewood Books
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Native American Placenames Series
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.35(d)

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