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Coeur d'Alene (Native American)


a member of an Amerindian people living in northern Idaho around Coeur d'Alene Lake


person noun (people)




Coeur d'Alene* | Coeur d'Alenes
(* Coeur d'Alene may be used in a singular or plural context)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Coeur d'Alene [Idaho, United States]

city, seat of Kootenai county, northwestern Idaho, U.S. It lies near the Washington border at the northern end of Coeur d'Alene Lake. Founded in 1879 ... (25 of 176 words, 2 images)



Coeur d'Alene [disambiguation]

may refer to a people and related place names in the northwestern United States: Coeur d'Alene people, a Native American tribe Coeur d'Alene language | Coeur d'Alene Reservation | Coeur d'Alene v. Idaho, a U.S. Supreme Court case | Coeur d'Alene,... (38 of 169 words, 18 definitions)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

Coeur d'Alene

city (1990 population: 24,563), seat of Kootenai co., northern Idaho, near the Washington line; inc. 1907. It's a tourist and lumbering center ... (22 of 117 words, pronunciation)


Coeur d'Alene

indigenous people of North America whose language belongs to the Salishan branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American ... (20 of 96 words, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

Coeur d'Alene

Syllabification: (Coeur d'Alene) Entry from United States Dictionary | a commercial and resort city in northwestern Idaho, on Coeur d'Alene Lake, ... (20 of 50 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

Coeur d'Alene | Coeur D'Alene Lake

A city of northern Idaho on "Coeur D'Alene Lake" in the Panhandle east of Spokane, Washington. The city is the gateway to a popular resort area. ... (26 of 34 words, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

Coeur d'Alene

a member of an Indian people in northern Idaho around Coeur d'Alene Lake. | a Salishan language. | a city in northern Idaho. Population: 20,054. (23 of 31 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)



Coeur d'Alene

city northern Idaho population 34,514 (5 of 13 words, pronunciation)

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Collins Dictionary:

Native American | Red Indian [outdated]

A member of the indigenous peoples of North America | of, relating to, or characteristic of Native Americans or any of their languages (22 of 369 words, 2 definitions, 7 usage examples)



American Indian | American Indians [plural] | Amerinds [plural] | Amerindians [plural] | Red Indian [plural] | Red Indians [plural] | Native American [synonym, sense-specific]

A member of some indigenous peoples of the Americas, especially the United States, but excluding the Inuit, Yupik, and Aleuts. | [Canadian] An indigenous person from the United States. | Relating to the indigenous peoples of the Americas or their ... (38 of 69 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/American Indian

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Red Indian [countable, outdated] | Red Indians [plural]

a native american. This word is now considered to be offensive. (11 of 41 words)


Cambridge Dictionary:

Red Indian [offensive old-fashioned]

a Native American (3 of 11 words)


New World Dictionary:

Red Indian [British]

an American Indian: now considered offensive by some (8 of 10 words)


Encarta Dictionary:

Coeur d'Alene

city and resort in northeastern Idaho, on the northern shore of Coeur d'Alene Lake. Population: 41,328 (2006). (17 of 27 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861670619​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Coeur d'Alene

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Coeur d'Alene"

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YourDictionary Audio:

Coeur d'Alene

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Coeur d'Alene" by speech synthesizer


the Free Dictionary:

Coeur d'Alene

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