2. Proper noun. the Samoyedic language spoken by these people. ¹
3. Noun. (plural of kama) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Kamas
1. kama [n] - See also: kama
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamas
Literary usage of Kamas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Tullidge's Histories, (volume II) Containing the History of All the Northern by Edward William Tullidge (1889)
"They returned to kamas in the autumn and built a fort of hewn logs 20 rods square and 16 feet high. The old school-house was moved into the center of the ..."
2. Sporting Excursions in the Rocky Mountains Including a Journey to the by John Kirk Townsend (1840)
"A party of Snake Indians—Scarcity of pasture—Another Ban- neck camp—" kamas prairie"—Indian mode of preparing the kamas—Racine blanc, ..."