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Meaning of Pequot War

Pe'quot War'

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— Amer. Hist. Amer. Hist.
  1. a war in 1637 between Connecticut colonists, aided by British soldiers and friendly Indian tribes, and the Pequot Indians under their chief, Sassacus, that resulted in the defeat and dispersion of the Pequot tribe.
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