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Salish

play
noun Sa·lish \ˈsā-lish\

Definition of Salish

  1. 1 :  a group of American Indian peoples of British Columbia and the northwestern United States

  2. 2 :  the family of languages spoken by the Salish peoples

Salishan

play \-li-shən\ adjective or noun


Origin and Etymology of salish

Flathead dialect of Interior Salish séliš, a self-designation


First Known Use: 1831


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