Mountie


Mountie
Mountie (n.) 1914, member of the Royal Canadian (originally North-west) MOUNTED (Cf. Mounted) Police, formed 1873 to keep order in the former Hudson's Bay Company lands. Also see -IE (Cf. -ie).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mountie — ► NOUN informal ▪ a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police …   English terms dictionary

  • Mountie — or Mounty [mount′ē] n. pl. Mounties Informal a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police …   English World dictionary

  • Mountie — Ein Mountie in Paradeuniform RCMP Polizistin zu Pferd Die Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Abkürzung RCMP, deutsch etwa „königliche kanadische berittene Polizei“, umgan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mountie — UK [ˈmaʊntɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms Mountie : singular Mountie plural Mounties a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a special group of the Canadian police who ride horses …   English dictionary

  • mountie — I Canadian Slang [mount ee] See Arm See see Arm See but replace the word Arm See with mountie II Canadian Slang a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police …   English dialects glossary

  • Mountie — noun Etymology: mounted policeman Date: 1914 a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mountie — Gendarmerie royale du Canada Pour les articles homonymes, voir GRC. Agents de la GRC en uniforme traditionnel rouge La gendarmerie royale du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mountie — /mown tee/, n. Informal. a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Also, Mounty. [1885 90; MOUNT(ED) + IE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mountie — noun a) A member of the . b) A law officer, particularly an officer patrolling rural highways …   Wiktionary

  • Mountie — Mount|ie [ˈmaunti] n informal a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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