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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Native American people inhabiting Vancouver Island in British Columbia and Cape Flattery in northwest Washington.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Wakashan language of the Nootka.

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  • proper n. Nuu-chah-nulth people, an indigenous people from Vancouver Island, Canada
  • proper n. Nuu-chah-nulth language

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Wakashan language spoken by the Nootka
  • n. a member of the Wakashan people living on Vancouver Island and in the Cape Flattery region of northwestern Washington


(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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