[ kash-im, kah-shim ]

  1. a building traditionally used by the Yupik and Inuit in the Arctic as a community gathering place or as a place where men congregate and socialize.

Origin of kashim

First recorded in 1850–55, kashim is from the Yupik word qasgiq

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