[ US /ˌtʃɪˈnʊk, ʃɪˈnʊk/ ]
[ UK /t‍ʃˈɪnʊk/ ]
  1. 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
  2. a Penutian language spoken by the Chinook
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  • Krein said staying right on bottom is critical here, because that's where the candlefish are, and thus the chinook. Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News
  • The Antibody against Chinook salmon ( Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ) growth hormone ( sGH ) was prepared by 4 cinjeations of sGH into rabbit.
  • FLYFISHING King salmon (chinooks) require stout fly tackle — 9 - to 10-weight rods with sinking-tip lines, heavy leaders, and large, gaudy flies. How to Plan A Fishing Trip to Alaska
  • At different times of the year, the Campbell hosts all five species of Pacific salmon: chinook, coho, chum, sockeye, pink - and even the odd Atlantic salmon escaped from a nearby fish farm.
  • A person I went to school with, Janna Underinner, is now working with one of the Oregon Coast reservations (it may be the Grand Ronde reservation) to make Chinook wawa their language (I'm a little fuzzy about the exact situation), so your short story would be good, but my impression is that Chinook Jargon is based on Nuuchanuulth which is Wakashan, not Salishan. ANYONE FOR SALISHAN?
  • September 18, 2009 at 3:38 am you are a bunch of chinooks I always - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • And the parasite is remarkably similar to the ‘rosette agent’ found occasionally in salmon, including chinook salmon, which can also cause mortality.
  • Then the "chinooks" came with their warm winds that changed the snow-laden landscape into a quagmire of mud, water, and open stretches of road which raised all kinds of havoc with the metal cleats. American Chronicle
  • In early May 1992, the National Marine Fisheries Service listed the Snake River chinook salmon as a threatened species.
  • Schlafly Dry-Hopped APA (American pale ale) draws its flavor from Cascade and Chinook hops, two quintessential American strains noted for their citrusy and resiny qualities. Beer: Schlafly's D.C. connection
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