Dene meaning

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A sandy tract or dune by the seashore.
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The Athabaskan-speaking peoples of northwest Canada and inland Alaska considered as a group.
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A low dune or sandy tract near a seashore.
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A member of any of the Athabaskan peoples of the Northwest Territories, Canada.
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The group of languages spoken by these peoples.
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Of these peoples or their cultures.
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(UK) A valley, especially the deep valley of a stream or rivulet.
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A member of the Athabascan peoples.
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Origin of dene

  • Possibly East Frisian düne a sand dune akin to dune

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps related to Middle Low German düne (“dune”)

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English, from Old English denu

    From Wiktionary