Clackamas

noun
Clack·​a·​mas
variants: or Clakamas \ ˈklakəməs \
plural Clackamas or Clakamas

Definition of Clackamas

1a : an Indian people of the Clackamas river valley of northwestern Oregon
b : a member of such people
2 : a dialect of Upper Chinook

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modification of Clackamas Guithlákimas

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“Clackamas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clackamas. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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