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Narragansetts   Listen
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Narragansetts  n. pl.  (singular Narragansett) (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly inhabited the shores of Narragansett Bay.

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"Narragansetts" Quotes from Famous Books

... uprising. The settlers had killed off all the men and sold the boys in the Bermudas. I might have bought one of the women but I need a man, or at least a boy that will grow into one. The Pequots are about all gone now, but the Narragansetts are none too friendly. They helped fight the Pequots because they hate them worse than they hate the English, but they are only biding their time, and some day it 's likely we shall have trouble with them. Nay, I could never trust an Indian slave. Roger ...
— The Puritan Twins • Lucy Fitch Perkins

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