tillicum

noun
til·​li·​cum | \ ˈtilə̇kəm \
plural -s

Definition of tillicum

1 Northwest : person, friend
2 Northwest : people especially : the common people of an American Indian tribe as distinguished from the chiefs

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History and Etymology for tillicum

Chinook jargon, from Chinook tlxam people

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“Tillicum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tillicum. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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