Associations to the word «Mohawk»


MOHAWK, proper noun. An indigenous people of North America originally from the Mohawk Valley in upstate New York to southern Quebec and eastern Ontario, the easternmost of the Iroquois Five Nations.
MOHAWK, proper noun. The Iroquoian language spoken by these North American indigenous people.
MOHAWK, noun. An individual member of the Mohawk people.
MOHAWK, noun. (also mohawk) A hairstyle where both sides are shaved, with the hair along the crest of the head kept long, and usually styled so as to stand straight up.
MOHAWK, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Mohawk (hairstyle).
MOHAWK RIVER, proper noun. A 140-mile (230 km) long river in New York State, flowing from central New York to the Hudson River.

Dictionary definition

MOHAWK, noun. A member of the Iroquoian people formerly living along the Mohawk River in New York State.
MOHAWK, noun. The Iroquoian language spoken by the Mohawk.
MOHAWK, noun. Haircut in which the head is shaved except for a band of hair down the middle of the scalp.

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