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Definition of chinook noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    chinook

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    noun
    NAmE//ʃəˈnʊk//
     
    , NAmE//tʃəˈnʊk//
     
     
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  1. 1(also chinook wind) a warm dry wind that blows down the east side of the Rocky Mountains at the end of winter
  2. 2(also chinook salmon) a large N. Pacific salmon which is eaten as food

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