a member of a Salishan Native Canadian people living on Vancouver Island

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Examples from the Web for comox

Historical Examples of comox

  • 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.

  • The Nanaimo area is estimated at 200 square miles, and the product is no better than, if it equals, that of the Comox District.

  • 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