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1. yakima

a town in south central Washington

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1. Word forms: plural ˈYakiˌmas or ˈYakiˌma
a member of a North American Indian people of the Sahaptin group living in the State of Washington
the language of this people, a dialect of Sahaptin
city in SC Wash.: pop. 72,000

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A city of south-central Washington in the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range southeast of Seattle. It grew as a processing center for the fertile valley of the Yakima River, which flows about 340 km (210 mi) generally southeast to the Columbia River near Richland.

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