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Nunavummiut

Line breaks: Nuna|vum¦miut
Pronunciation: /ˌnʊnəˈvʊmɪət
 
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Definition of Nunavummiut in English:

plural noun

The people inhabiting the territory of Nunavut.
Example sentences
  • Researchers from Statistics Canada are travelling across the territory, interviewing Nunavummiut for an international study on literacy.
  • Among the 109 appointees are three Nunavummiut, one from each of the territory's regions.
  • While much more work still needs to be done, all Nunavummiut should be proud of what Inuit, working together, have accomplished in this fishery to date.

Origin

from Nunavut and Inuktitut -miut 'people'.

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