Mountie


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Mount·ie

 (moun′tē)
n. pl. Mount·ies Informal
A member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Mountie

(ˈmaʊntɪ) or

Mounty

n, pl Mounties
(Law) informal a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
[nickname evolved from mounted]

Moun•tie

or Moun•ty

(ˈmaʊn ti)

n., pl. -ties.
Informal. a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
[1885–90; mount (ed) + -ie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mountie - colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceMountie - colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Mounties, RCMP, Royal Canadian Mounted Police - the federal police force of Canada
police officer, policeman, officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
Translations
člen kanadské jízdní policie
bereden politimand
kanadai lovascsendõr
člen kanadskej jazdeckej polície
Kanada Federal Atlı Polisi

Mountie

[ˈmaʊntɪ] N (Canada) → miembro m de la policía montada canadiense
the Mountiesla policía montada canadiense

mount

(maunt) verb
1. to get or climb up (on or on to). He mounted the platform; She mounted (the horse) and rode off.
2. to rise in level. Prices are mounting steeply.
3. to put (a picture etc) into a frame, or stick it on to card etc.
4. to hang or put up on a stand, support etc. He mounted the tiger's head on the wall.
5. to organize. The army mounted an attack; to mount an exhibition.
noun
1. a thing or animal that one rides, especially a horse.
2. a support or backing on which anything is placed for display. Would this picture look better on a red mount or a black one?
ˈmounted adjective
on horseback. mounted policemen.
ˈMountie (-ti) noun
a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
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The company has both freelance IT contractors and its own employees known as Mounties. The company has focused on growing Mountie numbers and revenue, while keeping freelancers "ancillary to the group".
Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) is confronted by memories when a new Mountie comes to Hope Valley.
A good-looking, swell-feeling rifle, which left only one choice in my young eyes--a Marlin Mountie.
I've checked all my Mountie and Wild West books to no avail.
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Billiards, gnip-gnop, and dances when the illicit home brew has ripened and the Mountie has gone off on the land.
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She also describes the romantic notion of the Mountie and how women in the late 1900s were said to have succumbed to a female strain of "scarlet fever"--"a characterization that suggested women were unable to resist the attraction of the handsome Mountie dressed in his red serge tunic." The force's name was changed to Royal Canadian Mounted Police after a contingent of officers in red tunics and on horseback "made their international debut on the international stage" at the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in London in 1897.
To demonstrate the role of the Mounties, I compared settlements that in the late 1890s were near Mountie forts with those that were not.
Mountie Barry Ledoux said in Blackfalds, Alberta: "It was unique – but at the end of the day the citizens were happy we got the guy."
However, he does admit, "the net results of their efforts may have been powerfully similar, the means used to achieve those ends differed considerably, seen most vividly in the Rangers' liberal use of violence as compared to Mountie restraint." (p.61) It is these methods that separate the two to a point where comparison becomes little more than an academic exercise.