[ yak-uh-muh ]

nounplural Yak·a·mas, (especially collectively) Yak·a·ma for 1.
  1. a member of a North American Indian people of Washington State.

  2. the dialect of the Sahaptin language spoken by the Yakama.

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

Origin of Yakama

First recorded in 1850–55 as Yackimas (plural); origin uncertain

Words Nearby Yakama

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