[ mik-mak ]
/ ˈmɪk mæk /

noun, plural Mic·macs, (especially collectively) Mic·mac for 1.

a member of a North American Indian people now living mostly in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
the Algonquian language of these people.
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/ (ˈmɪkmæk) /


plural -macs or -mac a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
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Word Origin and History for micmac


Algonquian tribe of the Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland, by 1776, from mi:kemaw, a native name said to mean literally "allies."

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