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English definition of “Eskimo”


noun [C]    /ˈes·kəˌmoʊ/ (plural Eskimos) (also Inuit)
a member of a group of people who live in the cold northern areas of North America , Russia, and Greenland Note: This word is considered offensive by some people. In Canada and Greenland, the preferred name is Inuit.
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