noun \w-ˈka-shən, ˈw-ˌ\

Definition of WAKASHAN

:  a family of American Indian languages spoken in coastal areas of British Columbia and northwest Washington

Origin of WAKASHAN

Nootka wa·ka·š, interjection used as a shout of approval
First Known Use: circa 1895


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