Definition of Makah in US English:

Makah

noun

  • 1A member of a North American Indian people, inhabiting Cape Flattery in north-west Washington State.

  • 2The language of the Makahs, a member of the Nootkan branch of the Wakashan group.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Makahs.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Clallam (Salishan) màq'áʔa.

Pronunciation

Makah

/məˈkɑː/