Mountie

noun
Mount·​ie | \ ˈmau̇n-tē How to pronounce Mountie (audio) \

Definition of Mountie

: a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

First Known Use of Mountie

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mountie

mounted policeman

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The first known use of Mountie was in 1914

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Mount Hope Bay

Mountie

mounting

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“Mountie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mountie. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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