Duwamish(redirected from Duwamishes)
Du·wa·mish(də-wä′mĭsh) also Dwa·mish (dwä′mĭsh)
n. pl. Duwamish or Du·wa·mish·es also Dwamish or Dwa·mish·es
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting an area of the eastern shore of Puget Sound near present-day Seattle, Washington. The Duwamish became extinct as a people in the 1900s.
2. The Coast Salish language of the Duwamish.
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