[moun-tee] /ˈmaʊn ti/

noun, Informal.
a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
[moun-tee] /ˈmaʊn ti/
noun, plural Mounties.
noun (pl) Mounties
(informal) a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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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