Definition of Kalapooia
1 a : an Indian people of the Willamette basin, Oregon b : a member of such people
2 a : a language family of Oregon including Kalapooia and Yoncalla b : a language of the Kalapooia family formerly spoken in the Willamette basin, Oregon
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