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[pyoo-al-uh p]
noun, plural Puy·al·lups, (especially collectively) Puy·al·lup.
  1. a member of a Salishan-speaking North American Indian tribe living in the Puget Sound area of Washington.
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[pyoo-al-uh p]
  1. a city in W Washington, SE of Tacoma.
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Examples from the Web for puyallup

Historical Examples

  • As far as I know those were the first hops planted in the Puyallup valley.

    Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail

    Ezra Meeker

  • Its name comes from the fact that it feeds one of the branches of the Puyallup River.

  • The author first heard of it from a Puyallup boy of Puget sound, Washington.

  • In 1863 they came to Washington, and made their home on a farm in Puyallup Valley.

  • Especially among the Puyallup reservation tribes is this true.