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Squamish

[skwom-ish, skwaw-mish] /ˈskwɒm ɪʃ, ˈskwɔ mɪʃ/
noun, plural Squamishes (especially collectively) Squamish for 1.
1.
a member of a North American Indian people of the southwestern coast of British Columbia.
2.
the Salishan language of the Squamish.
Also, Squauwmish.
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  • Some very fine bags of large fish have been made in the Squamish River in Butte inlet.

    Fishing in British Columbia Thomas Wilson Lambert

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