Clallam

noun
Clal·​lam | \ ˈklaləm \
plural Clallam or Clallams

Definition of Clallam

1a : a Salishan people of the south shore of the straits of Juan de Fuca, Washington
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Clallam people

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Clallam, literally, strong people

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“Clallam.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clallam. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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