Salish meaning

-lĭ-shən
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A member of a group of North American Indian peoples of NW North America.
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A family of Native American languages of the northwest United States and British Columbia.
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The group of Native American peoples speaking languages of the Salish family.
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The Flathead people.
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Of the Salish, their language group, or their culture.
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An indigenous group in Montana, the Bitterroot Salish, whose name was extended by linguists to refer to all related languages and peoples.
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An adjective referring to one of two groups of indigenous peoples peoples of the Pacific Northwest, a region spanning the northwestern United States and British Columbia.
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A member of one of these groups.
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The family of languages of these people, which is subdivided into Coast Salish and Interior Salish.
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Origin of salish

  • Southern Interior Salish se'lish Flatheads

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition