Chinook For this crowd, a spelling bee is no matter to be joked about.
The Chinook vibrated with deeper and deeper groans until its twin engines managed to heave up our dead weight.
The note promised to send more pictures “like before,” and included a photograph of a Chinook helicopter unloading supplies.
Next he says a double rotor Chinook landed inside the compound.
The sun shone warm and bright; the Chinook blew balmily and alluringly; the trail stretched before us dry and level.
Chinook is a combination of English, French and Indian words.
Dirty gray snow drifts, where a Chinook had cut them, and icy side hills made the place still drearier.
The girl said something to the officer in the Chinook language.
His Chinook jargon was published by the Smithsonian Institution.
Breed visited Peg's home ridge during the height of the Chinook.
name for a group of related native people in the Columbia River region of Washington and Oregon, from Salishan /činuk/, name of a village site. Name also extended to a type of salmon (1851) and warm spring wind. Chinook jargon was a mishmash of native (Chinook and Nootka), French, and English words; it once was lingua franca in the Pacific Northwest, and it is the earliest attested use of the word (1840).