What Is the Indian Name For Lake Webster In Massachusetts and What Does It Mean?

The Indian name for Lake Webster in Massachusetts is Lake Chaubunagungamaug.

And that’s the short form.

The long form is Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaug.

Translated, it means “You fish your side of the lake. I fish my side. Nobody fishes the middle.”

About half the cranberries grown in the United States come from southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod, and nearby islands.

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