Chilula

noun
Chil·​u·​la | \ ˈchiləˌlä \
plural Chilula or Chilulas

Definition of Chilula

1a : an Athapaskan people of northwestern California
b : a member of such people
2 : a dialect of Hupa spoken by the Chilula people

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History and Etymology for Chilula

modification of Yurok Tsulu-la, literally, people of the Bald hills

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“Chilula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chilula. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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