- 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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Contemporary Examples of cree
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The challenge for Cree is that LEDs are really expensive, compared to traditional bulbs.
Cree is primarily a supplier to commercial and industrial users.
Historical Examples of cree
His face was almost as inscrutable as that of the Sphinx, or a Cree Indian.
"Go on ahead, Tamasjo, and find the trail," said Ned to the waiting Cree.
How silly that some one had not thought of the old Cree before.
In one corner stood the wheel at which Cree had to fill his own pirns.
He payed off all he owed, and so Cree's life was not, I think, a failure.
- South Wales and Southwest English dialect temporary immunity from the rules of a game: said by children
Word Origin for cree
- 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
1744, from phonetic rendering of Canadian French Cris, short for Christinaux, from Ojibwa (Algonquian) *kiristino, originally referring to a group in the Hudson Bay region.