Okanagan

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O·ka·nog·an

also O·ka·na·gan  (ō′kə-nŏg′ən)
A river, about 185 km (115 mi) long, flowing southward from Lake Okanagan in southern British Columbia, Canada, to the Columbia River in north-central Washington.
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Okanagan

(ˌəʊkəˈnɑːɡən)
n
1. (Placename) a river in North America that flows south from Okanagan Lake in Canada into the Columbia River in NE Washington, US Length: about 483 km (300 miles). Also (US): Okanogan
2. (Peoples) Also: Okanogan or Okinagan a member of a North American Indian people living in the Okanagan River valley in British Columbia and Washington
3. (Languages) Also: Okanogan or Okinagan the language of this people, belonging to the Salish family
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Prior to joining Swindon at the start of the 08/09 season, Nell spent four years playing junior hockey in North America, including three years at the Okinagan Hockey Academy.