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Definition of Chinook

Chinook
Chinook Chi*nook", n. 1. (Ethnol.) One of a tribe of North American Indians now living in the state of Washington, noted for the custom of flattening their skulls. Chinooks also called Flathead Indians. 2. A warm westerly wind from the country of the Chinooks, sometimes experienced on the slope of the Rocky Mountains, in Montana and the adjacent territory. 3. A jargon of words from various languages (the largest proportion of which is from that of the Chinooks) generally understood by all the Indian tribes of the northwestern territories of the United States.

Meaning of Chinook from wikipedia

- spoken by Chinook peoples Lower Chinook Upper Chinook language Chinook Jargon, a nearly extinct American indigenous language Billy Chinook (born c. 1827)...
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- Chinook winds /ʃɪˈnʊk/, or simply Chinooks, are föhn winds in the interior West of North America, where the Canadian Prairies and Great Plains meet various...
- Chinook Jargon (Chinuk Wawa or Chinook Wawa, also known simply as Chinook or Jargon) is a nearly extinct American indigenous language originating as a...
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- Chinook Centre (corporately styled as "CF Chinook Centre") is the largest shopping mall in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is located near the geographic...
- languages spoken in Oregon and Washington along the Columbia River by Chinook peoples. Although the last known native speaker of any Chinookan language...
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