Sami

[ so-mee ]
/ ˈsɒ mi /

noun, plural Sa·mis, (especially collectively) Sa·mi for 1.

a member of a Finnic people of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and adjacent regions.
any of the languages of the Sami, closely related to Finnish.

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British Dictionary definitions for Sami

Sami
/ (ˈsɑːmɪ) /

noun

plural -mi or -mis a member of the indigenous people of Lapland
the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family

adjective

of or relating to this people or their language

usage for Sami

The indigenous people of Lapland prefer to be called Sami, although Lapp is still in widespread use
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