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Comox

/ˈkəʊmɒks/
noun
1.
a member of a Salishan Native Canadian people living on Vancouver Island
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  • I expect Ill have to make a trip across to comox for them in a sea canoe.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • It is thought to be more than likely that the comox District may prove far more productive than the Nanaimo region.

    On Canada's Frontier Julian Ralph
  • The Nanaimo area is estimated at 200 square miles, and the product is no better than, if it equals, that of the comox District.

    On Canada's Frontier Julian Ralph
  • The flock, or succession of flocks, were as numerous as those observed some weeks before off comox Spit.

    Jack the Young Canoeman

    George Bird Grinnell
  • They took me back with them to their rancherieyou could find thatand sailed me across to comox by and by.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • Vane, who was stripped to shirt and trousers, had arrived from comox across the Strait at dawn that morning in the sea canoe.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • In the first place, as soon as I feel a little easier, youll have to sail across to comox and hire some men to pack me out.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss

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