Definition of Squamish in English:


Syllabification: Squa·mish
Pronunciation: /ˈskwämiSH

noun (plural same)

  • 1A member of an American Indian people of southwestern British Columbia.
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    • Under the deal reached with the native band, the Squamish will have part ownership in the project and will share in revenue generated by it.
  • 2The Salishan language of the Squamish.
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    • Menzies does not give the other 37 putatively similar words in Chinese and Squamish, nor does he cite sources for the Chinese and Squamish words.


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  • Relating to the Squamish or their language.
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    • How can anyone justify an opposition to the Mohawk or Squamish nation's right to set and enforce its own rules on membership?
    • A number of those creeks are in Squamish territory.
    • Ethnic colour came to this week's CNA conference in the form of six Squamish nation aboriginals with a drum and two rattles.


alteration of the Squamish name.

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