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a river in North America that flows south from Okanagan Lake in Canada into the Columbia River in NE Washington, US Length: about 483 km (300 miles) Also (US) Okanogan
Also Okanogan, Okinagan. a member of a North American Indian people living in the Okanagan River valley in British Columbia and Washington
Also Okanogan, Okinagan. the language of this people, belonging to the Salish family
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  • That night as they talked about game and hunting, Baptiste said that at the head of the okanagan Lake caribou were very plenty.

    Jack the Young Canoeman George Bird Grinnell
  • “Wrapped it up in a flour-bag,” said the man from okanagan, cheerfully.

    The Gold Trail Harold Bindloss
  • A plume of aromatic smoke floated across the clearing and okanagan Bob squatted by the fire.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • Their charges are high and okanagan claims he knows the big-horn's haunts.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • He prefers this lake to the neighbouring okanagan Lake, but stated that the same fish were to be found in both.

    Fishing in British Columbia Thomas Wilson Lambert
  • "I'm going after okanagan and I mean to get him," said Douglas grimly.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • Hop culture is carried on in the okanagan, Agassiz, and Chilliwak districts.

  • At the time the incident which I am about to relate occurred I was stopping at a ranch at the southern end of okanagan lake.

  • The Kamloops dwell about one hundred and fifty miles north-west of okanagan.

  • The country between Fort Colville and okanagan has been but imperfectly charted.

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