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Categories: Indigenous languages of Oregon, All articles with style issues, Languages of Canada, Native American language revitalization, Hudson's Bay Company
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Chinook Jargon  Oregon Jargon  Chinook jargon language  Cheechako  Chinook Jargon use by English-language speakers
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A pidgin incorporating Chinook and French and English words; formerly used as a lingua franca in northwestern North America WordNet 3.0
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A pidgin incorporating Chinook and French and English words; formerly used as a lingua franca in northwestern North America WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Chinook Jargon is a nearly extinct American indigenous language originating as a pidgin trade language in the Pacific Northwest, and spreading during the 19th century from the lower Columbia River, first to other areas in modern Oregon and Washington, then British Columbia and parts of Alaska, Northern California, Idaho and Montana while sometimes taking on characteristics of a creole language. Wikipedia
A pidgin trade language used in the West Coast of United States and Canada Wikipedia Disambiguation
Pidgin language of northwest North America Wikidata
A pidginized Native American language used by various tribes of the Pacific Northwest. Wiktionary