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Tlingit

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noun Tlin·git \ˈtliŋ-kət, -gət also ˈkliŋ-\

Definition of Tlingit

plural Tlingit or Tlingits

  1. 1 :  a member of a group of American Indian peoples of the islands and coast of southern Alaska

  2. 2 :  the language of the Tlingit peoples

Tlingit adjective


Origin of tlingit

Tlingit łi·ngít human being


First Known Use: 1865

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