The Chinook vibrated with deeper and deeper groans until its twin engines managed to heave up our dead weight.
The note promised to send more pictures “like before,” and included a photograph of a Chinook helicopter unloading supplies.
Chinook For this crowd, a spelling bee is no matter to be joked about.
Next he says a double rotor Chinook landed inside the compound.
The sun shone warm and bright; the Chinook blew balmily and alluringly; the trail stretched before us dry and level.
The girl said something to the officer in the Chinook language.
Dirty gray snow drifts, where a Chinook had cut them, and icy side hills made the place still drearier.
Chinook is a combination of English, French and Indian words.
His Chinook jargon was published by the Smithsonian Institution.
Breed visited Peg's home ridge during the height of the Chinook.
name for a group of related native people in the Columbia River region of Washington and Oregon, from Salishan /činuk/, name of a village site. Name also extended to a type of salmon (1851) and warm spring wind. Chinook jargon was a mishmash of native (Chinook and Nootka), French, and English words; it once was lingua franca in the Pacific Northwest, and it is the earliest attested use of the word (1840).