Duwamish[də-wäˈmĭsh] also Dwa·mish [dwäˈmĭsh]
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also Dwa·mishnoun pl. Duwamish or Du·wa·mish·es also Dwamish or Dwa·mish·es
- a. A Native American people formerly inhabiting an area of the eastern shore of Puget Sound near present-day Seattle, Washington. The Duwamish became extinct as a people in the 20th century.b. A member of this people.
- The Coast Salish language of the Duwamish.