Chopawamsic

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Particularly: “chop-ah-'wahm-zik”

Etymology[edit]

From an Algonquian language meaning "isolated lodge".

Proper noun[edit]

Chopawamsic

  1. Chopawamsic Island, a private island on the Virginia side of the Potomac River, 275 yards from Quantico.
  2. Chopawamsic Creek, a tributary stream of the Potomac River in Prince William and Stafford counties, Virginia.