Definition of Shahaptian

1. Noun. A member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho.

Exact synonyms: Sahaptin, Sahaptino
Specialized synonyms: Nez Perce
Generic synonyms: Penutian



2. Noun. A Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian.
Exact synonyms: Sahaptin
Generic synonyms: Penutian
Specialized synonyms: Nez Perce

Definition of Shahaptian

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of Sahaptian) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of Sahaptin) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shahaptian

Shadow Cabinet
Shadrach
Shaelyn
Shaffer-Hartmann method
Shafiite
Shafiites
Shaftesburian
Shaftesbury
Shaftesburyan
Shah
Shah Alam
Shah Jahan
Shah Palavi
Shah of Iran
Shahab
Shahaptian (current term)
Shahaptians
Shahbag
Shahmukhi
Shahn
Shahrivar
Shahzadah
Shaiva
Shaivas
Shaivism
Shaivist
Shaivists
Shaivite
Shaivites
Shak

Literary usage of Shahaptian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott MacCulloch (1916)
"Shahaptian AND SHOSHONEAN WORLD-SHAPERS The Nez Perce are the most important tribe of the Sha- ... Shahaptian ..."

2. North American [mythology] by Hartley Burr Alexander (1916)
"Shahaptian AND SHOSHONEAN WORLD-SHAPERS The Nez Perce are the most important tribe of the Sha- ... Shahaptian ..."

3. Indian Linguistic Families of America, North of Mexico by John Wesley Powell (1891)
"In addition to this region of the Klamath, the Shasta extended over the Siskiyou range northward as far as Ashland, Oregon. Shahaptian FAMILY. ..."

4. Indian Linguistic Families of America, North of Mexico by John Wesley Powell (1891)
"Shahaptian tribes extended along the tributaries of the Columbia for a considerable distance, their northern boundary being indicated by about the ..."

5. The Ghost-dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 by James Mooney (1896)
"... (Shahaptian stock).—This name occurs only in the narrative of Lewis and Clark as that of a tribe in 1805, "residing at the ..."

6. The Ghost-dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 by James Mooney (1896)
"... the Cascade mountains, between the heads of Lewis and Cowlitz rivers, in Skamania county, Washington, being the westernmost tribe of Shahaptian stock. ..."

7. Materials for the Physical Anthropology of the Eastern European Jews by Maurice Fishberg (1907)
"The imbricated coiled ware made by the western Shahaptian and Salish tribes has already been referred to. All these tribes also made various kinds of twined ..."

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