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1A member of an Eskimo people of Siberia, the Aleutian Islands, and southwestern Alaska.
- ‘The treeless island's residents are Yupik Eskimos with cousins in the nearby Chukotka region in Russia.’
2Any of the Eskimo languages of the Yupik.
- ‘Speakers of Yupik inhabit a region consisting of southwestern Alaska and Siberia.’
Relating to the Yupik or their languages.
- ‘There's not much interest in learning the Yupik language.’
From Alaskan Yupik Yup'ik ‘real person’.
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