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n. pl. Mount·ies Informal
A member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
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Noun1.Mounties - the federal police force of CanadaMounties - the federal police force of Canada  
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
international law enforcement agency - an international administrative unit responsible for law enforcement
Mountie - colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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Madcap quintet Kevin Heffernan, Paul Soter, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhanske and Jay Chandrasekhar portray both Vermont State Troopers and Canadian Mounties as they force us to endure close encounters with a hungry bear and the blade of a sawmill.
The funeral wrapped after Mounties fired their guns, a bagpipe was played and Rosemary (Pascale Hutton) led the crowd in singing "Amazing Grace."
Which is why Canada's iconic, red-coated Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) -- better-known as the Mounties -- have traditionally worn muskrat fur hats.
The Mounties (8-7-1, 5-6-1 CCC) led 1-0 at halftime and increased the lead to 3-0 midway through the second half.