river in N Ida. & NE Wash., flowing from Pend Oreille Lake into the Columbia River: 100 mi (161 km)
lake in N Ida.: 148 sq mi (383 sq km)
Fr pend(re), to hang + oreille, ear: name given by the Fr to local Salishan Indians who wore ear pendants
See Pend Oreille in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A river, about 161 km (100 mi) long, rising in Pend Oreille Lake in northern Idaho and flowing generally northwest through northeast Washington to the Columbia River just north of the British Columbia, Canada, border.