American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Native American people inhabiting a large area from eastern Canada west to Alberta and the Great Slave Lake. Formerly located in central Canada, the Cree expanded westward and eastward in the 17th and 18th centuries, the western Cree adopting the Plains Indian life and the eastern Cree retaining their woodland culture.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Algonquian language of the Cree.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a branch of the Algonkian (or Algonkin) Indians. See Cree and Algonquian in Century Cyclopedia of Names.
- Of or pertaining to the Crees.
- n. An aboriginal nation of North America.
- n. Any of a group of Algonquian languages spoken by this people.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. a member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada
- n. the Algonquian language spoken by the Cree
- French Cris, shortening of Cristineaux, name of a 17th-century Cree band, from Ojibwa (Old Algonquin) kirištino·, from Cree. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“CREE: 2011 is going to be the year for Cree because of these lightbulbs that don't use a lot of energy, but backlighting periodically is weak and this is a very tough stock.”
“It is often cited as a word of Cree origin for lake trout, namekos.”
“The Federal government has announced funding for the Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation to produce radio programming in English, Cree and Dene for communities in Northern Saskatchewan. reports:”
“He is a native canadian from the Plain Cree Tribe and Askinootow First Nation in Canada.”
““As energy efficiency becomes increasingly important in addressing our nation’s energy challenges, Cree is doing its best to deliver the most energy-efficient LED technology possible.””
“While this level of performance is not yet available in Cree’s production LEDs, Cree continues to offer volume quantities of the industry’s broadest family of 100+ lumen LEDs.”
“Yes, Cree is indeed one of the best manufacturers, and it’s no surprise they’re creating such incredibly bright LED bulbs.”
“I don't know Japanese or Vai, but Cree, that is another thing altogether - if someone comes along and classifies Cree Syllabics as a moraic writing system then I want to make sure I understand what that means.”
“Their dialect is similar to that of the Beaver Indians, but they understand the Cree, which is the medium of communication between”
“She laughed at him proudly as he danced and leaped beside her, replying softly in Cree, which is the most beautiful language in the world, to everything that he said.”
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