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Wampanoag

An extinct language of United States

ISO 639-3wam

Population  No known speakers. Ethnic population: 4,000 (2006).
Region  Southeast Massachusetts.
Alternate names   Massachusett, Massachusetts, Natick
Classification  Algic, Algonquian, Eastern
Language use  Shifted to English.
Language development  Dictionary. Bible: 1663–1685.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Revitalization efforts underway.
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