Geography Quiz / New Jersey Place Names of Native American Origin

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Can you name the New Jersey municipalities based on their possible* Native American origins?

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Peremessing ('abundant with wild turkey')Bergen
Pisgueawa ('place of dark night')Middlesex
Mehokhokus ('the red cedar')Bergen
Manasquawhan ('stream of the island of squaws')Monmouth
Oschummoonk ('place of horns')Burlington
Huppakong ('stone water')Sussex
Hopoghan Hackingh ('land of the tobacco pipe')Hudson
Naraticong ('river beyond the island')Hunterdon
Watschu ('hill')Somerset
Ackingsahsack ('stony ground')Bergen
Mawewi ('meeting place')Bergen
Parsipanong ('the place where the river winds through the valley')Morris
Pahsayèk ('place where the land splits')Passaic
Menantakh ('land of good bread')Monmouth
Paquettahhnuake ('cleared land ready for cultivation')Morris
Sekeachgook ('place of snakes')Hudson
Tuphanne ('cold water')Bergen
Senamensing ('sweet water')Burlington
Absegami ('little water')Atlantic
Lowanpeekachtuonk ('winter water place for deer')Warren

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