Definitions for tsimshianˈtʃɪm ʃi ən, ˈtsɪm-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Tsim•shi•anˈtʃɪm ʃi ən, ˈtsɪm-(n.)(pl.)-ans; -an.

  1. a member of an American Indian people occupying a region of coastal British Columbia S of the present border with Alaska.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the language of the Tsimshian.

    Category: Peoples

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tsimshian(noun)

    a member of a Penutian people who lived on rivers and a sound in British Columbia

  2. Tsimshian(noun)

    a Penutian language spoken by the Tsimshian


  1. Tsimshian(ProperNoun)

    a Native American people who inhabited the coastal waters of western British Columbia and southeast Alaska.

  2. Tsimshian(ProperNoun)

    the Penutian language of this people.


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