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Variant of Mi'kmaq.
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npl -macs or -mac
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
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(ˈmɪk mæk)

n., pl. -macs, (esp. collectively) -mac.
1. a member of an American Indian people of the Maritime Provinces and the Gaspé Peninsula.
2. the Algonquian language of the Micmac.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Micmac - a member of the Algonquian people inhabiting the Maritime Provinces of CanadaMicmac - a member of the Algonquian people inhabiting the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
2.Micmac - the Algonquian language of the Micmac
Algonquian language, Algonquin, Algonquian - family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
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He got awful sick and was sick for ever so long in a indian camp and only an old micmac squaw to wait on him.
Through the MICMAC analysis method, a Driving Power and Dependence Diagram was drawn like the one in Fig.
In early August one company was in Micmac Camp, one in Scottish Wood, and one on the Vormezeele defences.
Con la ayuda del software informatico MICMAC, se obtendra un mapa funcional donde queden representados los intereses estadounidenses en la zona, los diferentes actores que actuan en la misma y las relaciones de influencia y dependencia entre ellos.
The process carried out takes into consideration the first three steps stablished in the Stakeholder Circle methodology proposed by Bourne (2013), it was complimented with matrixes aimed at systematizing the related information and fed by the usage of the MicMac (6) operational software from the structural analysis model designed by Godet (2001).
There are numerous Native American tales about tree spirits including creation myths of the Iroquois, the first pine tree of the Micmac, the sacred oak of the Lenape, and the cedar tree of the Cherokee, who call trees "Standing People."
We discover the longest and best tales from the Norse, the Greeks, and from the Algonquin, Micmac, and Inuit tribes of North America.
Based on this, several follow-up system analyses (System Grid, System Graph, MICMAC analysis, and a check for inconsistencies) were conducted.