noun Classical Mythology.
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Definition for Metis (2 of 2)
noun, plural mé·tis [mey-tees, -teez]. /meɪˈtis, -ˈtiz/.
Origin of métis
Example sentences from the Web for Metis
Unfortunately the Colonists were not able to use the snowshoe as could the lively Metis.
The Metis soon betook themselves westward to their own district of Qu'Appelle.
Next spring another demonstration was made by the Metis for other demands, but these were refused.
The hot blood of the Metis as he careered over the prairie on his steed boiled up at the least provocation.
Stone forts and ermined judges were not, to the mind of the unbridled and ungovernable Metis.
British Dictionary definitions for Metis
noun plural -tis (-ˈtiːs, -ˈtiːz)
- the offspring or a descendant of a French Canadian and a North American Indian
- a member or descendant of a group of such people, who established themselves in Manitoba and Saskatchewan as a distinct political and cultural force during the nineteenth century