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kabloona

See also: Kabloona

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From Eastern Canadian Inuktitut qallunaaq (foreigner) or Greenlandic kablunâk (white person, Dane) (now spelled qallunaaq), or a combination of the two.

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kabloona (plural kabloonas or kabloona or kabloonat)

  1. (Canada, US) A non-Inuit person in Canada or Greenland, especially a European or someone of European descent.
    • 2007, Dan Simmons, The Terror: A Novel:
      After food and pleasantries had been exchanged, the old man asked what they were doing so far from the God-Walking People's northern lands, and when one of the hunters explained that they were looking for living or dead kabloona []

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