Definition of Chimakum
1. Noun. A member of the Salishan people living in northwestern Washington.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimakum
Literary usage of Chimakum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 1/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"Bancroft, Native Races, in, 564, 1882 (contains chimakum). ... chimakum. A Chimakuan tribe, now probably extinct, formerly occupying the peninsula between ..."
2. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 4/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"chimakum=Chimakuan Family. Chi-mal'-a-kwe, ... Chin-a Ka-na Tze-shu-ma=Pueblo Caja del Rio. Chin-a-kum=chimakum. ..."
3. Indian Linguistic Families of America, North of Mexico by John Wesley Powell (1891)
"=chimakum, Gibbs in Pac. RR Rep., I, 431. 1855 (family doubtful). ... The chimakum are said to have been formerly one of the largest and most powerful ..."