Shahaptian

noun Sha·hap·ti·an \shəˈhaptēən\
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Sahaptin

\səˈhaptə̇n\play or

Sahaptian

\-tēən\

Definition of Shahaptian

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Shahaptian

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Shahaptians

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Sahaptin

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Sahaptins

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Sahaptian

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Sahaptians

  1. 1a :  an Indian people of a large territory along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Oregon, Washington, and northern Idaho b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Shahaptian people including Nez Percé and Yakima

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