Pronunciation: (nar"u-gan'sit), [key]
—pl. -setts, (esp. collectively) -sett.
1. a member of a North American Indian tribe of the Algonquian family formerly located in Rhode Island but now almost extinct.
2. an Algonquian language, the language of the Narragansett Indians.
3. a town in S Rhode Island: includes a resort (Nar'ragan'sett Pier'). 12,088.
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