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Nipmuck

[nip-muhk] /ˈnɪp mʌk/
noun, plural Nipmucks (especially collectively) Nipmuck.
1.
a member of an Algonquian Indian people living in the vicinity of Worcester, Mass.
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  • The Nipmuck tribe, then quite powerful, occupied the region now included in the southeast corner of Worcester county.

    King Philip John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • Winslow, with the main body of the troops, advanced rapidly towards the Nipmuck country.

  • Amid his countless other labors he preached the gospel to the Indians of the Nipmuck country.

    Woodstock Clarence Winthrop Bowen
  • Mendon, Mass., attacked by the Nipmuck Indians, and several persons killed.

  • The Nipmuck Indians were a powerful tribe, consisting of many petty clans spread over the whole of the interior of Massachusetts.

    King Philip John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

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