from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Canadian An organized aboriginal group or community, especially any of the bands officially recognized by the Canadian government.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An Indian settlement or band.
  • n. The indigenous peoples of Canada (not including Inuit or Metis).
  • n. The indigenous peoples of any country or region.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a First Nation or the First Nations.


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