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or Kootenai, Kutenay, Kutenai

[koot-n-ey, -n-ee] /ˈkut nˌeɪ, -nˌi/
a river flowing from SW Canada through NW Montana and N Idaho, swinging back into Canada to the Columbia River. 400 miles (645 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "Baxter just now—Kootenay on the large scale," answered Ben.

  • Kootenay screamed; "you and Bulldog 're runnin' mates and you've put this up."

    Bulldog Carney W. A. Fraser
  • There was a cry of warning from Slocan, and Kootenay whirled, drawing his gun.

    Bulldog Carney W. A. Fraser
  • Kootenay Jim has got an arm in a sling because he can't understand.

    Bulldog Carney W. A. Fraser
  • No, some ten miles off the line, down the old Kootenay trail.

    Corporal Cameron Ralph Connor
  • I had several "tastes," as the Irish express it, of that very Kootenay Valley.

    On Canada's Frontier Julian Ralph
  • Kootenay Lake is more than one hundred miles long with an average width of some five miles.

    Days in the Open Lathan A. Crandall
  • The whole country's full of just such holes from Caribou to Kootenay.

    Delilah of the Snows Harold Bindloss
  • The track runs in sight of the Kootenay practically all of the way.

    Down the Columbia Lewis R. Freeman
  • The snapshots did fill me with a wanting to be with you in Kootenay.

    Carry On Coningsby Dawson
British Dictionary definitions for Kootenay


/ˈkuːtəniː; ˈkuːtneɪ/
a river in W North America, rising in SE British Columbia and flowing south into NW Montana, then north into Idaho before re-entering British Columbia, broadening into Kootenay Lake, then flowing to the Columbia River. Length: 655 km (407 miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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