[ skwom-ish, skwaw-mish ]

noun,plural Squa·mish·es, (especially collectively) Squa·mish for 1.
  1. Also called Sḵwx̱wú7·mesh [skkhoh-mish] /ˈskxoʊ mɪʃ/ . a member of a First Nation of the southwestern coast of British Columbia.

  2. Also called Sḵwx̱wú7·mesh sní·chim [skkhoh-mish sney-chim] /ˈskxoʊ mɪʃ ˈsneɪ tʃɪm/ . the Salishan language of the Squamish.

  1. of or relating to the Squamish or their language.

Origin of Squamish

First recorded in 1840–50; from Ko'moks; see K'omoks

Words Nearby Squamish

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