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Squamish

[ skwom-ish, skwaw-mish ]
/ ˈskwɒm ɪʃ, ˈskwɔ mɪʃ /
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noun, plural Squa·mish·es, (especially collectively) Squa·mish for 1.
Also called Sḵwx̱wú7·mesh [skkhoh-mish] /ˈskxoʊ mɪʃ/ . a member of a First Nation people of the southwestern coast of British Columbia.
Also called Sḵwx̱wú7·mesh sní·chim [skkhoh-mish sney-chim] /ˈskxoʊ mɪʃ ˈsneɪ tʃɪm/ . the Salishan language of the Squamish.
adjective
of or relating to the Squamish or their language.
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Also Squauwmish .

Origin of Squamish

First recorded in 1840–50; from Comox (a Coast Salish language spoken on Vancouver Island and the opposite mainland of British Columbia)
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