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Meaning: a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

For example:

  • The Mounties are heroes in our family. They searched for my son when he was lost in the Rockies, and found him alive after three long days.

  • The Mounties look so handsome and proud in their form-fitting, leather-strapped uniforms.

Origin: short for "mounted police"

Quick Quiz:

If you are being helped by a Mountie, you are almost certainly in
  1. Nepal
  2. Canada
  3. Peru

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