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Tlingit

[ tling-git ]
/ ˈtlɪŋ gɪt /
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noun, plural Tlin·gits, (especially collectively) Tlin·git.
a member of any of a number of Indigenous peoples of the coastal regions of southern Alaska and northern British Columbia.
the language of the Tlingit, a Na-Dene language.
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Origin of Tlingit

First recorded in 1865–70; from Tlingit tłingít “human being, person, Tlingit”

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British Dictionary definitions for Tlingit

Tlingit
/ (ˈtlɪŋɡɪt) /

noun
plural -gits or -git a member of a seafaring group of North American Indian peoples inhabiting S Alaska and N British Columbia
the language of these peoples, belonging to the Na-Dene phylum
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