Kalapooia

noun Kal·a·poo·ia \ˌkaləˈpüyə\
variants: or

Kalapuya

less commonly

Calapooya

or

Calapuya

\ˌkaləˈpüyə\

Definition of Kalapooia

plural

Kalapooia

or

Kalapooias

or

Kalapuya

or

Kalapuyas

  1. 1 a :  an Indian people of the Willamette basin, Oregon b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 a :  a language family of Oregon including Kalapooia and Yoncalla b :  a language of the Kalapooia family formerly spoken in the Willamette basin, Oregon

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