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[kal-uh-spel, kal-uh-spel]
  1. a Salishan language used by the Flathead Indians of Montana and by some neighboring tribes in Idaho and the western part of Washington.
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Examples from the Web for kalispel

Historical Examples

  • This was the only small Kalispel camp that I had as yet met in my journeys.

    Early Western Travels 1748-1846, v. 27


  • We met in the course of that day with only one family, and that was of the Kalispel tribe.

  • May we not then justly claim for her a share in the success of that Kalispel mission?

  • The way it come up was this way: I live at Kalispel, out in the Flathead valley, you know.

    Ladies and Gentlemen 

    Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

  • As soon as I could get a minute to myself I called up Kalispel—and say, talk about your coincidences!

    Ladies and Gentlemen 

    Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb