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Massachusetts

EnglishEdit

Map of US highlighting Massachusetts

EtymologyEdit

The state is named after the tribe. The tribe is named after the Great Blue Hill they resided near. Compare Massachusett mishe, missi, mass- (great), wadchu, -adchu (mountain), -et (place).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmæsəˈtʃuːsɪts/
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Proper nounEdit

Massachusetts

  1. A state of the United States of America Capital: Boston.

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ReferencesEdit

  • William Bright, Native American Placenames of the United States (2004)

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DutchEdit

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Flag of Massachusetts.svg

Massachusetts ?

  1. Massachusetts

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Massachusetts m

  1. Massachusetts (a state of the United States of America)

SpanishEdit

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Massachusetts m

  1. Massachusetts

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