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Okanagan

noun
  1. 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
  2. Also: Okanogan, Okinagan a member of a North American Indian people living in the Okanagan River valley in British Columbia and Washington
  3. Also: Okanogan, Okinagan the language of this people, belonging to the Salish family
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Historical Examples

  • “Wrapped it up in a flour-bag,” said the man from Okanagan, cheerfully.

    The Gold Trail

    Harold Bindloss

  • Their charges are high and Okanagan claims he knows the big-horn's haunts.

    Northwest!

    Harold Bindloss

  • "I'm going after Okanagan and I mean to get him," said Douglas grimly.

    Northwest!

    Harold Bindloss

  • Hop culture is carried on in the Okanagan, Agassiz, and Chilliwak districts.

  • Washington east of the M.118 to be the Aboriginal territory of Okanagan.