Definition of Cree noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kriː//
; NAmE NAmE//kriː//
(pl. Cree, Crees)
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a member of a Native American people, many of whom live in central Canada Word Originfrom Canadian French Cris, abbreviation of Cristinaux, from Algonquian. Culture The Cree were hunters, originally from Canada where most Crees still live, but one group moved south to land that is now the US state of Montana.
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