Montagnais

noun
Mon·​ta·​gnais | \ ¦mäntən¦yā \
plural Montagnais\ -​ā(z) \ also Montagnaises\ -​āz \

Definition of Montagnais

1 : chipewyan
2a : an Indian people of northern Quebec, Canada
b : a member of such people
3 : a dialect of Cree

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History and Etymology for Montagnais

French, from montagne mountain, from Old French montaigne

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“Montagnais.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Montagnais. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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