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Meaning of chinook

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the
           Rockies [syn: {chinook}, {chinook wind}, {snow eater}]
      2: a member of an important North American Indian people who
         controlled the mouth of the Columbia river; they were
         organized into settlements rather than tribes
      3: pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon [syn: {chinook
         salmon}, {chinook}, {king salmon}]
      4: a Penutian language spoken by the Chinook [syn: {Chinookan},
      5: large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after
         spawning [syn: {chinook}, {chinook salmon}, {king salmon},
         {quinnat salmon}, {Oncorhynchus tshawytscha}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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