Etymology
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Cree

Algonquian-speaking indigenous people of Canada, 1744, from phonetic rendering of Canadian French Cris, short for Christinaux, from Ojibwa (Algonquian) *kiristino, originally referring to a group in the Hudson Bay region.

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Definitions of Cree

Cree (n.)
a member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada;
Cree (n.)
the Algonquian language spoken by the Cree;
From wordnet.princeton.edu