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.
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).