Micmacs

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Micmacs (Ethnol) A tribe of Indians inhabiting Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
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Usage

In literature:

He just turned and run and run till he got back to the old micmac's camp and fell in front of it.
"The Golden Road" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Marine cattle (J): Micmac, Maliseet, Ojibwa, Thompson River, Dakota, Tepecano.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
He thought how he would snap his fingers at Le Loutre and his Micmacs.
"The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage" by Charles G. D. Roberts
I've got Micmac with me.
"The Wild Olive" by Basil King
One peculiarity of the Micmac numerals is most noteworthy.
"The Number Concept" by Levi Leonard Conant
Micmac John's wantin' th' trail, but I'm not thinkin' t' let he have un.
"Ungava Bob" by Dillon Wallace
In 1800 Nairne says that the Micmacs, once a great nuisance, are now rarely seen.
"A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs" by George M. Wrong
The MicMacs work in stained porcupine, but I have not sent any of their work.
"Juliana Horatia Ewing And Her Books" by Horatia K. F. Eden
The Micmacs were a hardy race, of great stature.
"The Makers of Canada: Champlain" by N. E. Dionne
The Algonquin Legends of New England, or Myths and Folk-Lore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Tribes by Charles G. Leland.
"The Science of Fairy Tales" by Edwin Sidney Hartland
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In news:

The organization will screen the comedy "Micmacs," a 2009 French film by acclaimed director Jean-Pierre Jeunet ("Amélie").
Visually stunning ' Micmacs ' is Jean-Pierre Jeunet at his breezy best.
Dany Boon, left, Marie-Julie Baup and Omar Sy in a scene from ' Micmacs .
Dany Boon, left, and Julie Ferrier in ' Micmacs '.
French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet marks his return to the film world this weekend with Micmacs .
' Micmacs ' abounds in chaos.
Micmacs , a French nonsense word that roughly translates as "shenanigans," is the apt title of the latest movie mischief from Jean-Pierre Jeunet, director and cowriter of Amélie.
In ' Micmacs ,' a wild ride runs out of gas.
Dany Boon sets off on a mission of revenge in the French film " Micmacs ".
Micmacs , a crazily inventive French film, has a freneticism that will eventually draw you in.
Andre Dussollier, left, and Nicolas Marie are shown in a scene from, ' Micmacs .'.
'Amelie' director misses charm mark with ' Micmacs '.
Micmacs Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet Sony Pictures Classics Opens May 28, Angelika and AMC Empire 25.
An exploded grandfather clock of a movie, Jean-Pierre Jeunet's intricately antic Micmacs hurls gears, gizmos, and other trash-heap objets d'art at the audience.
The Cascapedia—cutting wild and pristine across the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec—has long been revered for its salmon by Micmac Indians, British aristocrats, and American tycoons.
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