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Eskimo

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[CP]

A widely used but increasingly obsolete general term for the aboriginal peoples of the Arctic regions of North America. A French transliteration of an Algonquin word meaning...

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Eskimo

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 94 words.

Plural Eskimos (but sometimes just Eskimo). See -o(e)s 9. In recent years, the word Eskimo has come to

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Eskimo

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 67 words.

has the plural form Eskimos, but Eskimo also is used as a collective in archaeological and anthropological contexts to

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Eskimo

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

has the plural form Eskimos, but Eskimo also is used as a collective in archaeological and anthropological contexts to

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Eskimo

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 18 words.

XVI (formerly Esquimaux). — Da. Eskimo — F. Esquimaux pl. — N. Amer. Indian word meaning ‘eaters of raw

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Eskimo

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 132 words.

[L16th]

The traditional word for the indigenous people inhabiting northern Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and eastern Siberia is Eskimo. The word

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<span class="smallCaps">Eskimos</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 1009 words.

In 1867 the United States purchased the Alaska Territory from Russia. The Territory had three major groups of Eskimos—the Iñuit,

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Eskimo diet

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 115 words.

Eskimos (more properly referred to as the Inuit) eat large quantities of fish rich in oils. Eskimos often appear to

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Eskimo diet

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 115 words.

Eskimos (more properly referred to as the Inuit) eat large quantities of fish rich in oils. Eskimos often appear to

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Eskimo-Aleut

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 48 words.

Family of languages whose branches are Aleut, spoken by a minority in the Aleutian and neighbouring islands, and Eskimo,

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<i>Re Eskimos</i>

Richard J. Diubaldo.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 212 words.

In 1939 the Supreme Court of Canada declared that Eskimos (Inuit) were Indians and thereby the responsibility of the Canadian

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