Clallam

noun Clal·lam \ˈklaləm\

Definition of Clallam

plural

Clallam

or

Clallams

  1. 1a :  a Salishan people of the south shore of the straits of Juan de Fuca, Washington b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the language of the Clallam people

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Origin and Etymology of clallam

Clallam, literally, strong people


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