Tsimshian

Tsimshian

[chim-shee-uhn, tsim-]
noun, plural Tsimshians (especially collectively) Tsimshian.
1.
a member of an American Indian people of the coastal region of British Columbia.
2.
the Penutian language of the Tsimshian.
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Tsimshian (ˈtʃɪmʃɪən)
 
n
1.  a member of a Native Canadian people of northern British Columbia
2.  the Penutian language of this people
 
[C19: from Tsimshian, inside the Skeena River]

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