[ snoh-kwawl-mee, snuh- ]


, plural Sno·qual·mies, (especially collectively) Sno·qual·mie
  1. a member of a Lushootseed-speaking North American Indian tribe living in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.


  1. of or relating to the Snoqualmie.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Snoqualmie1

First recorded in 1890–95 as a geographical term; from a dialect of Lushootseed sdukʷalbixʷ “people of the moon”

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Example Sentences

Oatmeal is made with extra-thick-cut Snoqualmie Falls oats, which pack a deep-roasted flavor.

The Northern battalion shall occupy posts on the line of the Snoqualmie from the falls to the eastern slope.

Just below the town of Snoqualmie appear the wonderful falls of the same name, the "Niagara of the West."

Snoqualmie was still below, at the foot of the falls, superintending the removal of the other.

Do you think Snoqualmie goes back to his illahee and leaves his woman behind?

Now it came to her, dimly at first, then like a flash of fire, that Snoqualmie had slain him.


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