Definitions for sahaptinsəˈhæp tən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sa•hap•tin*səˈhæp tən(n.)(pl.)-tins; -tin

  1. a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of the Columbia River plateau in Washington and Oregon.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the speech of these people, often regarded as divergent dialects of a single language.

    Category: Peoples

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Origin of Sahaptin:

< Southern Interior Salish sˁaptnx Nez Percé, Sahaptin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Shahaptian, Sahaptin, Sahaptino(noun)

    a member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho

  2. Shahaptian, Sahaptin(noun)

    a Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian


  1. Sahaptin(Noun)

    A Native American people which occupied a large territory along the Columbia river in northern Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

  2. Sahaptin(Noun)

    A member of this people.

  3. Sahaptin(Noun)

    The language spoken by the Sahaptin people.


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