Chehalis

noun Che·ha·lis \ chəˈhālə̇s \

Definition of Chehalis

plural Chehalis or Chehalises
1 a :a Salishan people of the Chehalis river valley and Grays Harbor, Washington
b :a member of such people
2 :the language of the Chehalis people

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Origin and Etymology of chehalis

from Chehalis, the principal Lower Chehalis village on Grays Harbor, borrowed from Lower Chehalis c̓x̣íľəs


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