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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large Pacific salmon valued as food; Pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon; A warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies.

Usage examples (38)
  • Ocean, also known as a chinook, that produced gusts up to 30 mph at the airport.
  • Untouched by a chinook is the muskeg, which lies between agricultural and forest lands and the Arctic.
  • 3. Which fish is found in varieties called chinook, chum, coho, humpback and sockeye?
  • The snow disappears as with the sweep of a "chinook" in winter. for more
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