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British Dictionary definitions for beothuk


  1. a member of an extinct Native Canadian people formerly living in Newfoundland
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Historical Examples

  • The unfortunate Beothuk was thus crushed out of existence by the white man and the invading Micmac.

    Report by the Governor on a Visit to the Micmac Indians at Bay d'Espoir

    William MacGregor