What does Salish mean?

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ˈseɪ lɪʃsal·ish

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  1. Salish, Salishannoun

    a family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada

  2. Salishnoun

    a member of a group of North American Indians speaking a Salishan language and living on the northwest coast of North America


  1. Salishnoun

    an indigenous group in Montana, the Bitterroot Salish, whose name was extended by linguists to refer to all related languages and peoples

  2. Salishnoun

    an adjective referring to one of two groups of indigenous peoples peoples of the Pacific Northwest, a region spanning the northwestern United States and British Columbia

  3. Salishnoun

    a member of one of these groups

  4. Salishnoun

    the family of languages of these people, which is subdivided into Coast Salish and Interior Salish


  1. salish

    Salish is a term often used to refer to a group of indigenous peoples in the Pacific Northwest of North America, especially those who speak a language in the Salishan language family. This broad group includes many distinct tribes, cultures, and communities across Washington, British Columbia, Idaho, and Montana. Salish Sea, an intricate network of coastal waterways in this region, also derives its name from these peoples. The term "Salish" can also refer to the specific Coast Salish people or the Salish people in Montana, depending on the context.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Salish in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Salish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Orca Network:

    We cannot express how tragic this loss is for the struggling, precariously small family of resident orcas in the Salish Sea.

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