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n. pl. Klamath or Klam·aths
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting an area of the Cascade Range in south-central Oregon and northern California, with close cultural ties to the Modoc.
2. The Penutian language of the Klamath.
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(ˈklæm əθ)

n., pl. -aths, (esp. collectively) -ath.
1. a river flowing from SW Oregon through NW California into the Pacific. 250 mi. (405 km) long.
a. a member of an American Indian people of S Oregon.
b. the language of the Klamath, closely akin to Modoc.
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Noun1.Klamath - a river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific OceanKlamath - a river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific Ocean
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Beaver State, OR, Oregon - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
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