Okanagan

/ (ˌəʊkəˈnɑːɡən) /

noun

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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