Mohawk may refer to:

  • Mohawk people, an indigenous people of North America (Canada and New York)
  • Mohawk language, the language spoken by the Mohawk people
  • Mohawk hairstyle, from a hairstyle once thought to have been traditionally worn by the Mohawk people
  • Mohawk people (Oregon), a band of the Kalapuya Native American tribe in the U.S. state of Oregon




Lakes, rivers and waterfalls


United States


  • USS Mohawk, three US Navy ships, as well as Coast Guard and Revenue cutters and a navy reserve tug
  • HMS Mohawk, thirteen ships of the Royal Navy
  • S/Y Mohawk II, Norwegian sail training vessel (ketch), built in Shoreham, England 1904.
  • Mohawk a wooden Puget Sound steamboat, once known as Inland Flyer


In business

In music

  • Essra Mohawk (born 1947), American singer-songwriter
  • Frazier Mohawk (born 1941), American record producer and husband of Essra Mohawk
  • The Mohawks, a band fronted by composer Alan Hawkshaw
  • Mohawk, a jazz tune composed by Charlie Parker appearing on the 1950 album Bird & Diz

In transportation

  • Mohawk Subdivision, a railroad line in New York
  • NYC Mohawk, the 4-8-2 steam locomotive wheel arrangement
  • Mohawk, one of the Sunbeam side-valve aircraft engines

Roads and raceways

Other uses

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Mohawk"
  • Mohocks, an early eighteenth century London gang

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  • MOHAWK — Tribu indienne d’Amérique du Nord appartenant à la famille linguistique des Iroquois et originaire de l’actuel État de New York, les Mohawk, tout comme les autres tribus iroquoises, menaient une vie semi sédentaire. Les femmes s’occupaient de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mohawk —   [ məʊhɔːk], Stamm der Irokesen. Die während des Nordamerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieges probritisch eingestellten Mohawk folgten anschließend zum großen Teil ihrem Führer Joseph Brant (* 1742, ✝ 1807) nach Kanada, wo sie in Ontario… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mohawk — Mo hawk, prop. n. 1. (Ethnol.) One of a tribe of Indians who formed part of the Five Nations. They formerly inhabited the valley of the Mohawk River. [1913 Webster] 2. One of certain ruffians who infested the streets of London in the time of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mohawk — Mohawk, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 2660 Housing Units (2000): 1233 Land area (2000): 0.883786 sq. miles (2.288996 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.025464 sq. miles (0.065951 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.909250 sq. miles (2.354947… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mohawk, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 2660 Housing Units (2000): 1233 Land area (2000): 0.883786 sq. miles (2.288996 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.025464 sq. miles (0.065951 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.909250 sq. miles (2.354947 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mohawk — Mohawk1 [mō′hôk΄] n. [Narragansett mohowawog, lit., man eaters: orig. so named by enemy tribes ] 1. pl. Mohawks or Mohawk a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in the Mohawk Valley of New York and now living in Ontario,… …   English World dictionary

  • Mohawk [1] — Mohawk (spr. mō haok), 1) Fluß im nordamerikan. Staate New York, entspringt auf dem Plateau östlich vom Ontariosee, wird von Rome an vom Eriekanal (den er speist) begleitet, bildet zahlreiche Schnellen und Wasserfälle, zuletzt die 50 m hohen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mohawk [2] — Mohawk (spr. mō haok), nordamerikan. Indianerstamm der Irokesen (s. d.), im S. des St. Lorenzstroms und Ontariosees, eine der sogen. Sechs Nationen, einst mächtig und gefürchtet, jetzt nur noch wenige hundert Köpfe stark an der Bai von Quinté,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mohawk — (spr. mōhahk), r. Nebenfluß des Hudson im nordamerik. Staate Neuyork, mündet nach 257 km. – Die M. östl. Zweig der Irokesen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mohawk — (–hak), Name einiger nordamerikan. Flüsse, der bekannteste ist ein Nebenfluß des Hudson. M.s, ein Stamm der Irokesen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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