- a member of a Salishan-speaking North American Indian tribe living in the Puget Sound area of Washington.
- a city in W Washington, SE of Tacoma.
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Examples from the Web for puyallup
As far as I know those were the first hops planted in the Puyallup valley.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail
Its name comes from the fact that it feeds one of the branches of the Puyallup River.Mount Rainier
The author first heard of it from a Puyallup boy of Puget sound, Washington.Myths of the Cherokee
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.