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Mountie

[moun-tee] /ˈmaʊn ti/
noun, Informal.
1.
a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Also, Mounty.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; mount(ed) + -ie

Mounty

[moun-tee] /ˈmaʊn ti/
noun, plural Mounties.
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for mounties

Mountie

/ˈmaʊntɪ/
noun (pl) Mounties
1.
(informal) a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Word Origin
nickname evolved from mounted
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Word Origin and History for mounties

Mountie

n.

1914, member of the Royal Canadian (originally North-west) Mounted Police, formed 1873 to keep order in the former Hudson's Bay Company lands. Also see -ie.

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Slang definitions & phrases for mounties

mounty

Related Terms

county mounty


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for mounties

Mountie

  1. mounted policeman
  2. member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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