Al·​sea | \ alˈsēə \
plural Alsea or Alseas

Definition of Alsea

1a : an Indian people of the Pacific coast of Oregon
b : a member of such people
2 : the Yakonan language of the Alsea people

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First Known Use of Alsea

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Alsea

Alsea Alsé

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“Alsea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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