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Armouchiquois Indians (apparently a French corruption of Alemousiski, ‘land of the little dog,’ from allum ‘dog’ ousis deminutive, ac or auk ‘land’, “for there wer many little dogs in the prairies of this territory.” –Maurault). The name given by the Abnaki to the country of the Indians of the New England coast south of Sacro river, Maine. Williamson2}} the term included the Algonquian tribes of New England–Mohegan, Pequot, Massachuset, Marraganset and others “in a chronic state of war with the tribes of New Brunswick and Mova Scotia.”
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