Squawmish

noun
Squaw·​mish
variants: or Squamish \ ˈskwȯmish \
plural Squawmish or Squawmishes or Squamish or Squamishes

Definition of Squawmish

1a : a Salishan people of the British Columbia coast opposite Vancouver Island
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Squawmish people

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