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1A member of a grouping of four North American Indian peoples of the central British Columbia coast, Canada, having a common culture and language and now consolidated at the mouth of the Bella Coola River.
2The Salishan language of the Bella Coola.
Mid 19th century. From Heiltsuk bə́lxwlá speakers of Bella Coola.
Bella Coola/ˌbɛlə ˈkuːlə/
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