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Micmac

[mik-mak] /ˈmɪk mæk/
noun, plural Micmacs (especially collectively) Micmac for 1.
1.
a member of a North American Indian people now living mostly in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
2.
the Algonquian language of these people.
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Micmac

/ˈmɪkmæk/
noun
1.
(pl) -macs, -mac. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
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Word Origin and History for Micmac

Algonquian tribe of the Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland, by 1776, from mi:kemaw, a native name said to mean literally "allies."

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