Massachusetts

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting Massachusetts

Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌmæsəˈtʃuːsɪts/
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Proper noun[edit]

Massachusetts

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

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References[edit]

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

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Flag of Massachusetts.svg

Massachusetts ?

  1. Massachusetts

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Massachusetts m

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

Spanish[edit]

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Massachusetts m

  1. Massachusetts

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