Meaning of siwash


Pronunciation: (sī'wosh, -wôsh), [key]
— Pacific Northwest, Northwest Canada, and Alaska.
  1. (sometimes cap.)a North American Indian.
  1. to camp out without a tent or supplies.


Pronunciation: (sī'wosh, -wôsh), [key]
— n.
  1. a conventional designation for any small, provincial college or for such colleges collectively (often prec. by old): students from old Siwash.
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