Chehalis

noun Che·ha·lis \chəˈhālə̇s\

Definition of Chehalis

plural

Chehalis

or

Chehalises

  1. 1a :  a Salishan people of the Chehalis river valley and Grays Harbor, Washington b :  a member of such people

  2. 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 c̓{xudot}í{lapos}əs


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