Word of the Week: Recapitulated

As in: “A discourse celebrating the 250th anniversary of Providence’s origins recapitulated the story of Canonicus and Miantonomi’s free gift, and suggested that a monument be erected to them as had been for [Roger] Williams, its author evidently having missed the dedication of the Canonicus monument in Providence just four years before ” (O’Brien, 2010, p.69). 

O’Brien, J. (2010). Firsting and lasting: Writing Indians out of existence in New England. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

For definitions of recapitulated, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.


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