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Eskimo

noun [C]     /ˈes.kɪ.məʊ/ US  /-kə.moʊ/ (plural Eskimos or Eskimo)
a member of a race of people who live in the cold northern areas of North America, Greenland, and Siberia Note: Some of these people consider the term Eskimo offensive, and prefer the word Inuit.People of specific racial or ethnic background
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