Definition of Chimakum

1. Noun. A member of the Salishan people living in northwestern Washington.

Generic synonyms: Salish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimakum

Chilipoda
Chiloe
Chilomastix
Chilomeniscus
Chilomeniscus cinctus
Chilomycterus
Chilopoda
Chilopsis
Chilopsis linearis
ChiloƩ Island
Chilpancingo
Chilunda
Chimaera
Chimaera monstrosa
Chimaeridae
Chimakum
Chimaphila
Chimaphila corymbosa
Chimaphila umbellata
Chimariko
Chimborazo
Chimera
Chimonanthus
Chimonanthus praecox
Chin
China
China's Sorrow
China aster
China fleece vine

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 ..."

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