Tsimshian

noun
Tsim·​shi·​an | \ˈchim-shē-ən, ˈ(t)si-\
plural Tsimshian or Tsimshians

Definition of Tsimshian 

1 : a member of a group of American Indian peoples of west central British Columbia and southern Alaska

2 : the family of closely related languages spoken by the Tsimshian peoples

First Known Use of Tsimshian

1836, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Tsimshian

Tsimshian (Coast and Southern Tsimshian languages) c̓msyan, a self-designation, literally, inside the Skeena (River)

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