- a river in NW Idaho and SW Washington, flowing W and S to the Snake River. 140 miles (225 km) long.
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Palouse, or Pelouse, 'reside on the banks of the Palouse and Snake rivers.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1
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It is on the Palouse River, in a narrow valley where there is scarcely room for a town.
The Palouse country.A branch into the Palouse country would have more to recommend it.
Passing into Washington, we find an account of the origin of the falls of Palouse River and of certain native tribes.
In the Palouse and Walla Walla languages the affix nan is changed into na.