Definitions for yakimaˈyæk əˌmɔ, -mə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Yak•i•maˈyæk əˌmɔ, -mə(n.)(pl.)-mas; -ma.

  1. a river in S central Washington. 203 mi. (327 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. a member of an American Indian people of the Yakima River valley and adjacent areas of S central Washington. the Sahaptin dialect or language spoken by the Yakimas.

    Category: Peoples

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yakima(noun)

    a town in south central Washington


  1. Yakima(Noun)

    A Shahaptian tribe, mentioned by Lewis and Clark in 1806 under the name Cutsahnim.


  1. Yakima

    Yakima is a US city located about 60 miles southeast of Mount Rainier in Washington state. Yakima is the county seat of Yakima County, Washington, and the state's eighth largest city by population. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 91,067 and a metropolitan population of 243,231. The unincorporated suburban areas of West Valley and Terrace Heights are considered a part of greater Yakima. Yakima is situated in the Yakima Valley, an area noted for apple, wine and hop production. The Yakima Valley produces 75% of all hops grown in the US. The name Yakima originates from the Yakama Nation, located south of the city.

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