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the last of the Mohicans

The final remaining or surviving person or thing of a particular group, kind, or race. Taken from the title of the 1826 novel by James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans. The restaurant is the last of the Mohicans of locally owned restaurants in this area, as every place else has been taken over by global chains. But in terms of true punk-rock bands from the 60s, they may really be the last of the Mohicans.
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the last of the Mohicans

the sole survivor(s) of a particular race or kind.
The Last of the Mohicans is the title of an 1826 novel by James Fenimore Cooper ( 1789–1851 ). The Mohicans, also spelled Mohegans , were an Algonquian people who formerly inhabited the western parts of the US states of Connecticut and Massachusetts.
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The Last of the Mohicans is centred around two British sisters caught up in a war for colonial control of North America, and find protection under the care of the dwindling Mohican tribe.
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Attendees were also treated to first-hand insight into the movie world from top Hollywood producer Ned Dowd whose film credits include The Last of the Mohicans, Grosse Pointe Blank, Apocalypto, The Count of Monte Cristo, King Arthur and The Three Musketeers.
It is a deadly mission that begins innocuously as teenagers Luke and Tommy revolt against having to read The Last of the Mohicans, a novel they declaim as 'the most boring book in the world'.
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Woolson who might be an unfamiliar figure to the general reader was the grandniece of James Fenimore Cooper the prolific American writer whose fiction included The Last of the Mohicans.