Kootenai
I. noun or Kutenai (plural -nai or -nais) Etymology: ultimately from Kootenai ktunaxa, a self-designation of some Canadian Kootenai Date: 1801 1. a member of an American Indian people of the Rocky Mountains in both the United States and Canada 2. the language of the Kootenai people II. geographical name or (in Canada) Kootenay river 407 miles (655 kilometers) SW Canada & NW United States in British Columbia, Montana, & Idaho flowing through Kootenay Lake (65 miles or 104 kilometers long, in British Columbia) into Columbia River

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