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Salishan

[sey-lish-uh n, sal-ish-] /ˈseɪ lɪʃ ən, ˈsæl ɪʃ-/
noun
1.
a family of American Indian languages including Coeur d'Alêne, Kalispel, and other languages of British Columbia and the northwestern U.S.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or characteristic of this language family or its speakers.
Origin of Salishan
1885-1890
1885-90; Salish + -an
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