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Sami

[sey-mee] /ˈseɪ mi/
noun
1.
Lapp.
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British Dictionary definitions for Sami

Sami

/ˈsɑːmɪ/
noun
1.
(pl) -mi, -mis. a member of the indigenous people of Lapland
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
adjective
3.
of or relating to this people or their language
Usage note
The indigenous people of Lapland prefer to be called Sami, although Lapp is still in widespread use
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Word Origin and History for Sami
n.

native name for "Lapp," 1797, from the Lapp self-designation; of uncertain origin.

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