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[mik-mak] /ˈmɪk mæk/

noun, plural Micmacs (especially collectively) Micmac for 1.
a member of a North American Indian people now living mostly in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
the Algonquian language of these people.
(pl) -macs, -mac. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family

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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