[ kab-loo-nuh ]
/ kæbˈlu nə /
noun Canadian chiefly Arctic.
a white man; a European.
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Origin of kabloona
1765–75; < Inuit qablunaaq, probably derivative of qava the South; association with qablu “eyebrow” has given rise to the spurious translation “person with big eyebrows”
Words nearby kabloona
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Example sentences from the Web for kabloona
He put it into my hands to repair, taking it for granted that a Kabloona would succeed much better than himself.
British Dictionary definitions for kabloona
/ (kəˈbluːnə) /
(in Canada) a person who is not of Inuit ancestry, esp a White person
Word Origin for Kabloona
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