1. Word forms: plural ˈTlingits or ˈTlingit
a member of a North American Indian people of the coastal areas of S Alaska and N
the language of this people, now thought
to be related to the Athabaskan languages
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Word origin of 'Tlingit'Tlingit lingít, lit., people