Chehalis

noun
Che·​ha·​lis | \chəˈhālə̇s\
plural Chehalis or Chehalises

Definition of Chehalis 

1a : 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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History and Etymology for Chehalis

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

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