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Meaning of Mohawk

Mo•hawk

Pronunciation: (mō'hôk), [key]
— pl. -hawks, -hawk.
  1. a member of a tribe of the most easterly of the Iroquois Five Nations, formerly resident along the Mohawk River, New York.
  2. the Iroquoian language of the Mohawk Indians.
  3. a river flowing E from central New York to the Hudson. 148 mi. (240 km) long.
  4. (often l.c.) Also calleda hairstyle in which the head is shaved bare except for a strip of hair, usually with blunt, brushlike ends, down the center of the scalp from the forehead to the nape of the neck.
  5. a twin turboprop, two-seat U.S. Army aircraft fitted with cameras, radar, and infrared sensors and designed to monitor enemy operations.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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