Kootenay

or Koo·te·nai, Ku·te·nay, Ku·te·nai

[ koot-n-ey, -n-ee ]
/ ˈkut nˌeɪ, -nˌi /

noun

a river flowing from SW Canada through NW Montana and N Idaho, swinging back into Canada to the Columbia River. 400 miles (645 km) long.

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Kootenay

Kootenai

/ (ˈkuːtəniː, ˈkuːtneɪ) /

noun

a river in W North America, rising in SE British Columbia and flowing south into NW Montana, then north into Idaho before re-entering British Columbia, broadening into Kootenay Lake, then flowing to the Columbia River. Length: 655 km (407 miles)
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