massasoit massasoit

Definition(s):

  • (n) Wampanoag leader who aided the Pilgrims (1580-1661)

Usage(s):

  • His cars dashed along, turned sharply through a crowd into massasoit Street, brought up at a duplex frame house.

News

  1. Waterfront thefts surface along the Barrington River

    Barrington police are investigating a series of recent larcenies along the Barrington River. The first incident was reported on Tuesday, June 4, when a Massasoit Avenue resident told police someone stole a 9-foot dinghy off his dock. The man told police that he had locked the boat to the dock through eye-bolt, but that someone [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Barrington Times

  2. Spring Celebration

    Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary held a Spring Celebration May 30 at the sanctuary at 414 Massasoit Road, Worcester. During the event, honorary board member Barbara Fargo introduced Mass Audubon's new president Henry Tepper.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. COLLEGES: Massasoit softball, baseball players receive regional honors

    Five members of the Massasoit Community College softball team made the All-New England first team while seven baseball players were on the first and second teams.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Fall River Herald News

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Quotes

  1. "Not only had the Pilgrims proved unexpectedly violent and vindictive," writes Philbrick, "but Massasoit had betrayed his former confederates. By siding with the Pilgrims against the Indians of Massachusetts and Cape Cod, the Pokanoket sachem...
    on Jul 21, 2006 By: Nathaniel Philbrick Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "The need for this program was determined by a regional survey and upon recommendation of the Massasoit Community College Conflict Resolution Advisory Committee, whose membership consists of public officials, judges, attorneys, and community...
    on Aug 28, 2005 By: Cronin Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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