Micmac

Micmac

[mik-mak]
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)
 
n , -macs, -mac
1.  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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Micmac
Algonquian tribe of the Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland, from mi:kemaw, a native name said to mean lit. "allies."
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