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 Mohawk ['mohɔk]   添加此单词到默认生词本
n. 莫霍克族, 莫霍克语, 前刃变后刃溜冰半周跳



    mohawk
    [ noun ]
    1. a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living along the Mohawk River in New York State

    2. <noun.person>
    3. the Iroquoian language spoken by the Mohawk

    4. <noun.communication>
    5. haircut in which the head is shaved except for a band of hair down the middle of the scalp

    6. <noun.body>


    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.

    2. One of certain ruffians who infested the streets of London
    in the time of Addison, and took the name from the Mohawk
    Indians. [Slang] --Spectator. Macaulay.

    1. But a spokeswoman for Mohawk's parent, Danaher Corp., says that while "overtures have been made from time to time," talk of a sale is "pure speculation."
    2. Even Beauvoir's appearance paints him as a musical maverick with the wild, white Mohawk he's sported for many years.
    3. But Mohawk spokesman Harvey Nicholas said the Indians were just returning fire after police began shooting.
    4. Mohawk Indians have opened talks with the Quebec government after a police officer died in a gunfight over plans for a golf course addition on land the tribe claims.
    5. "It isn't like the uncertainty (surrounding Niagara Mohawk) has moved into the background," says Robin M. Jaffe, a utility analyst at Dean Witter Reynolds Inc.
    6. But while analysts are convinced that Niagara Mohawk is going to bite the bullet on the dividend, they are sharply divided on whether investors should buy or sell the stock.
    7. "We think a picture is worth a thousand words," says David Arrington, an official of Niagara Mohawk Power, which has used videos to introduce job-evaluation and self-assessment programs.
    8. The federal government has since bought the disputed land in an attempt o settle the quarrel, but some Mohawk activists have held out for settlement of other grievances including demands for greater sovereignty.
    9. The Calgary-based oil and gas producer said the $205 million project will generate steam heat for Syracuse University and electricity for resale to Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., a Syracuse-based electrical utility.
    10. With a rate case to be decided in March, Niagara Mohawk would be the next utility to be affected.
    11. Niagara Mohawk also was one of a number of issues on which Smith Barney, Harris Upham repeated buy recommendations.
    12. The plant, which is set to begin commercial operation in May 1991, will provide electricity to Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. and will sell steam to Nestle Foods Corp., Zurn said.
    13. Each Mohawk territory has been blockaded at various times by police in the past four months.
    14. Barry Abramson of Prudential-Bache Securities rates Niagara Mohawk a "weak hold."
    15. A Ciaccia aide said earlier the minister was negotiating with members of the Mohawk band council and their Warriors Society, trying to resolve the dispute.
    16. Niagara Mohawk experienced financial difficulties in recent years, although reported earnings for fiscal 1990 are more favorable.
    17. And guarding the landing are two formally dressed Indian chiefs _ the king of the Mohawk Wolf tribe and Prince of the Rivers _ invited to England in 1710 to discuss an alliance against French colonists in Canada.
    18. A power transformer was shot out near two other casinos on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, where pro- and anti-gambling forces have clashed since a gambling raid last month, state police said today.
    19. Although there is strong support for Mohawk sovereignty, there appears to be only a small group willing to back the warrior faction's stand against police.
    20. A Mohawk Indian who views casino gambling as an economic boon to the reservation unseated the tribe's anti-gambling incumbent chief in an election Saturday.
    21. Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. named William J. Donlon, 58 years old, chairman and chief executive officer, effective June 1.
    22. The raid prompted protests by the reservation's warrior faction, which claims police have no jurisdiction on Mohawk land.
    23. Wells approached the eighth hole of the Mohawk Golf Course on Friday shortly after the two-seater plane landed.
    24. Loran Thompson, a Mohawk spokesman, said he was not surprised nor overly concerned about the military's arrival.
    25. Mohawk leaders met with federal mediators Monday in an effort to end a violent tribal dispute over gambling that has left two dead on the reservation.
    26. The rating concern said its actions don't affect the ratings of Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., which owns 41% of the plant, nor of Long Island Lighting Co., which owns 18%.
    27. Canadian police seized about $800,000 in drugs and cash on strife-torn Mohawk territory Thursday, and some Indians complained of rampant drug smuggling by the reservation's gambling supporters.
    28. Although there have been nightly confrontations between Indian factions, including a hand grenade attack on a Mohawk police station last week that injured three people, state police have seldom entered the reservation.
    29. The greatest tragedy, said Mitchell, is the rift the dispute has sown among the Mohawk people.
    30. An officer was killed in a gunbattle, but it was unclear whether it was from Mohawk or police fire.
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