Definition of Skagit
1. Noun. A member of the Salish people in northwestern Washington.
2. Noun. A Salishan dialect spoken by the Skagit.
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Literary usage of Skagit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1879)
"From this valley, hemmed in by mountains, the skagit River cuts its way ... The view down the valley of the skagit from this point reveals only tier upon ..."
2. The Western United States: A Geographical Reader by Harold Wellman Fairbanks (1904)
"Its name, skagit, is of Indian origin and means -wild cat. By following the skagit River and a tributary stream, one can go from the bare and snowy summit ..."
3. Commission Leaflets by Legal dept, American Telephone and Telegraph Company (1915)
"PUGET SOUND INDEPENDENT TELEPHONE COMPANY, A CORPORATION, skagit ... skagit River Telephone and Telegraph Company et al.) IN THE MATTER OF AMENDING, ..."
4. Annual Report by Public Service Commission of Washington (1912)
"The skagit System consists of two circuits extending from the city limits of Sedro Woolley ... The skagit System has approximately 200 local subscribers, ..."
5. The People's Christ: A Volume of Sermons and Other Addresses and Papers by Louis Albert Banks (1891)
"... THE HERMIT OF THE skagit "A IT ANY years ago, during the epoch which is ... of the tributaries of the skagit River a noted and wealthy Indian chieftain ..."
6. Miscellaneous Publications by Bureau of Statistics and Immigration, Washington (State) (1920)
"... is the county seat of Whatcom County and the metropolis and chief trading center for Whatcom, skagit and San Juan counties. Its harbor, Bellingham Bay, ..."
7. A Practical Treatise on Sub-aqueous Foundations: Including The Coffer-dam by Charles Evan Fowler (1914)
"The time and trouble taken in securing fresh steel amount to little in comparison FIG. 343.—skagit RIVER DYKES. with the delay causing by trying to work ..."
8. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1904)
"The mammals enumerated below were collected or observed along the International Boundary : BLACK-TAILED DEER—From the skagit River to the coast. ..."