Salishan [sā′lishən]
a group or family of languages spoken by the Salish
of the Salish or their languages

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  • Salishan — adjective or noun see Salish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Salishan — /say lish euhn, sal ish /, n. 1. a family of American Indian languages including Coeur d Alêne, Kalispel, and other languages of British Columbia and the northwestern U.S. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of this language family or… …   Universalium

  • Salishan — adjective /seɪlɪʃən/ Of or like any of the Salish peoples or their languages …   Wiktionary

  • salishan — salish·an …   English syllables

  • Salishan — Sa•lish•an [[t]ˈseɪ lɪʃ ən, ˈsæl ɪʃ [/t]] n. peo a family of American Indian languages spoken or formerly spoken by peoples of S British Columbia and the northwest U.S • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Salishan — /ˈseɪləʃən/ (say sayluhshuhn), /ˈsæl / (say sal ) noun 1. a Native American linguistic stock of south western Canada and the north western US. –adjective 2. of this linguistic family …   Australian English dictionary

  • Salishan — noun a family of Mosan language spoken in northwestern United States and western Canada • Syn: ↑Salish • Hypernyms: ↑Mosan • Hyponyms: ↑Skagit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salishan, Tacoma, Washington — Salishan is a diverse but impoverished neighbourhood of Tacoma, Washington, originally created as World War II housing project. It is located on Tacoma s eastside.CreationThe federal government created the community of Salishan during World War… …   Wikipedia

  • Salishan Spa and Golf Resort — (Gleneden Beach,США) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: 7760 Hi …   Каталог отелей

  • Salishan languages — This article is about the Salish/Salishan language. For the Tacoma, Washington, neighborhood, see Salishan, Tacoma, Washington. Infobox Language family name=Salishan region=Western Canada, Pacific Northwest of the United States family=Indigenous… …   Wikipedia

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