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Narragansett may refer to:
  • Narragansett (PRR train), a Pennsylvania Railroad train
  • Narragansett (Amtrak train), an Amtrak train
  • Narragansett (tribe)
    Narragansett (tribe)
    The Narragansett tribe are an Algonquian Native American tribe from Rhode Island. In 1983 they regained federal recognition as the Narragansett Indian Tribe of Rhode Island. In 2009, the United States Supreme Court ruled against their request that the Department of Interior take land into trust...

    • Narragansett land claim
      Narragansett land claim
      The Narragansett land claim was one of the first litigations of aboriginal title in the United States in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Oneida I decision...

  • Narragansett, Rhode Island
    Narragansett, Rhode Island
    Narragansett is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 15,868 at the 2010 census, but there is a greater population in the summer. The nickname for the town is "Gansett". The town of Narragansett occupies a narrow strip of land running along the eastern bank...

    , a town
  • Narragansett Bay
    Narragansett Bay
    Narragansett Bay is a bay and estuary on the north side of Rhode Island Sound. Covering 147 mi2 , the Bay forms New England's largest estuary, which functions as an expansive natural harbor, and includes a small archipelago...

  • Narragansett (beer)
  • Narragansett Trail
    Narragansett Trail
    The Narragansett Trail is a Connecticut hiking trail and is one of the Blue-Blazed hiking trails maintained by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association and the Narragansett Council, the Rhode Island chapter of the Boy Scouts of America....

    , a public footpath in Connecticut which extends into Rhode Island
  • Narragansett Turkey
    Narragansett Turkey
    The Narragansett Turkey is a breed of Meleagris gallopavo which descends from a cross between the Eastern Wild Turkey and the domestic turkey brought to Colonial America by English and other European colonists beginning in the 17th century...

  • Narragansett, a dialect of the Massachusett language
    Massachusett language
    The Massachusett language was a Native American language, a member of the Algonquian language family. It is also known as Wôpanâak , Natick, and Pokanoket....

  • The Narragansett River, an old name for 1.) the Pawcatuck River
    Pawcatuck River
    The Pawcatuck River is a river in the U.S. states of Rhode Island and Connecticut flowing approximately . There are eight dams along the river's length. The former USS Pawcatuck was named after the river.-History:...

     or 2.) what is now called the Blackstone River
    Blackstone River
    The Blackstone River is a river in the U.S. states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It flows approximately 48 mi and drains a watershed of approximately 540 sq. mi...

    , Seekonk River
    Seekonk River
    The Seekonk River is a tidal extension of the Providence River in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It flows approximately 8 km . Most historical scholars agree that the name is derived from two Native American words, sucki and honc...

    , Providence River
    Providence River
    thumb|The city of Providence as seen from the Providence River at its confluence with the Narragansett BayThe Providence River is a tidal river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It flows approximately 8 miles...

    , and Narragansett Bay. Mentioned in documents defining the boundaries of Plymouth Colony
    Plymouth Colony
    Plymouth Colony was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 to 1691. The first settlement of the Plymouth Colony was at New Plymouth, a location previously surveyed and named by Captain John Smith. The settlement, which served as the capital of the colony, is today the modern town...

    , Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
    Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
    The Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations was one of the original English Thirteen Colonies established on the east coast of North America that, after the American Revolution, became the modern U.S...

    , and the Connecticut Colony
    Connecticut Colony
    The Connecticut Colony or Colony of Connecticut was an English colony located in British America that became the U.S. state of Connecticut. Originally known as the River Colony, it was organized on March 3, 1636 as a haven for Puritan noblemen. After early struggles with the Dutch, the English...

    , in the 17th century.
  • Judge Narragansett
    Characters in Atlas Shrugged
    -Dagny Taggart:Dagny Taggart is the protagonist of the novel. She is Vice-President in Charge of Operations for Taggart Transcontinental, under her brother, James Taggart. However, due to James' incompetence, it is Dagny who is responsible for all the workings of the railroad.Dagny has three...

    , a fictional character in Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism....

    's novel Atlas Shrugged
    Atlas Shrugged
    Atlas Shrugged is a novel by Ayn Rand, first published in 1957 in the United States. Rand's fourth and last novel, it was also her longest, and the one she considered to be her magnum opus in the realm of fiction writing...

    .