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Cree

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/ kri /
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noun, plural Crees, (especially collectively) Cree.
a member of a North American Indian people of Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Montana.
an Algonquian language, the language of the Cree Indians.
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British Dictionary definitions for Cree (1 of 2)

cree
/ (kriː) /

noun
South Wales and Southwest English dialect temporary immunity from the rules of a game: said by children

Word Origin for cree

of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for Cree (2 of 2)

Cree
/ (kriː) /

noun
plural Cree or Crees a member of a Native American people living in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
a syllabic writing system of this and certain other languages

Word Origin for Cree

from first syllable of Canadian French Christianaux, probably based on Ojibwa Kenistenoag (tribal name)
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