Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of Yurok in English:
noun (plural same or Yuroks)
1A member of an American Indian people of northern California.
- The Yurok and Hoopa cut back on their annual quotas, to protect future runs.
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Relating to the Yurok or their language.
- Their Yurok neighbors have rights along the lower 40 miles of the Klamath, from the mouth to the Trinity confluence.
- The salmon-dependent Yurok tribe ran a successful commercial fishing operation in only five of the last 15 years.
From Karok yúruk, literally 'downstream'.
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