Definition of Klamath
1. Noun. A river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific Ocean.
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State, Beaver State, Or, Oregon
Generic synonyms: River
Definition of Klamath
1. Noun. Any member of a Native American tribe formerly living along the Klamath River in California and Oregon. ¹
2. Proper noun. The language of this tribe. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Klamath
Literary usage of Klamath
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1903)
"196; Topographic Development of the klamath mountains. By JOSEPH S. DILLER. The klamath mountains extend north and south from the 43d parallel in Oregon, ..."
2. The Political Code of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1874)
"ern line of Oregon; thence southerly, by ocean shore, to a point one mile south of the mouth of the klamath River, forming southwest corner; thence easterly ..."
3. The Resources of California: Comprising Agriculture, Mining, Geography by John Shertzer Hittell (1863)
"Most of the mining is done along the banks of the klamath River, which runs about twenty miles through the southeastern portion of the county. ..."
4. Tapping the Earths Natural Heat by Wendell A. Duffield, John H. Sass, Michael L. Sorey (1995)
"A geothermally heated greenhouse is one of many industrial applications of low- to moderate- temperature geothermal water in and near klamath Falls. Oregon. ..."
5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"Gold mining is prosecuted to a large extent near klamath, Trinity, ... The klamath Indian reserve, 25000 acres in extent, is situated partly in this and ..."
6. Irrigation Works Constructed by the United States Government by Arthur Powell Davis (1917)
"CHAPTER XVII klamath PROJECT DESCRIPTION The topography of the klamath Project ... Upper klamath Lake is a large, fresh-water lake discharging its surplus ..."
7. Wigwam and War-path by Alfred Benjamin Meacham (1875)
"TAKING up our narrative, let us resume our journey to klamath Agency, accompanied by ... The route from Yai-nax to klamath Agency follows down the valley of ..."