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Nuu–Chah–Nulth

noun, \ˌnü-ˈchä-nu̇l\

Definition of Nuu–Chah–Nulth

plural Nuu–Chah–Nulth also Nuu Chah Nulth

  1. :  nootka



Variants of nuu–chah–nulth

also Nuu Chah Nulth \ˌnü-ˈchä-nu̇l\

Origin of nuu–chah–nulth

Nootka nuča·n̓uł, literally, all along the mountains


First Known Use: 1979


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