Spokane

geographical name

Spo·​kane spō-ˈkan How to pronounce Spokane (audio)
1
river 120 miles (193 kilometers) long in northern Idaho and eastern Washington flowing from Coeur d'Alene Lake west into the Columbia River
2
city in eastern Washington at Spokane Falls in the Spokane River population 208,916

Note: Gonzaga University is located in Spokane.

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“Spokane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spokane. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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