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Mounty

[ moun-tee ]
/ ˈmaʊn ti /
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noun, plural Mount·ies.

Mountie.

RELATED WORDS

detective, captain, police, deputy, cop, sheriff, badge, arm, flatfoot, noncom, sergeant, centurion

Definition for mounty (2 of 2)

Mountie

or Mount·y

[ moun-tee ]
/ ˈmaʊn ti /

noun Informal.

a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Origin of Mountie

First recorded in 1885–90; mount(ed) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for mounty

Mountie

Mounty

/ (ˈmaʊntɪ) /

noun plural Mounties

informal a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Word Origin for Mountie

nickname evolved from mounted
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Word Origin and History for mounty

Mountie


n.

1914, member of the Royal Canadian (originally North-west) Mounted Police, formed 1873 to keep order in the former Hudson's Bay Company lands. Also see -ie.

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