Meaning of Nanticoke


Pronunciation: (nan'ti-kōk" or, for 1, -kō"), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Erie. 19,816.
  2. a city in E Pennsylvania. 13,044.


Pronunciation: (nan'ti-kōk"), [key]
— pl. -cokes, -coke.
  1. a member of an extinct North American Indian people who inhabited Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.
  2. the Algonquian language of the Nanticoke.
  3. a member of a group of people of southern Delaware of mixed white, black, and Indian ancestry.
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