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Tsimshian

[chim-shee-uh n, tsim-] /ˈtʃɪm ʃi ən, ˈtsɪm-/
noun, plural Tsimshians (especially collectively) Tsimshian.
1.
a member of an American Indian people of the coastal region of British Columbia.
2.
the Penutian language of the Tsimshian.
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Tsimshian

/ˈtʃɪmʃɪən/
noun
1.
a member of a Native Canadian people of northern British Columbia
2.
the Penutian language of this people
Word Origin
C19: from Tsimshian, inside the Skeena River
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