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There is no better place than the high mountain streams of Idaho for Chinook to spawn.

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This year, Denny speared one of the tribe’s three allotted wild Chinook for the season in a stream running through the Sawtooth range.

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The Chinook is obviously built to withstand all sorts of weather, but the point of this exercise is to be responsible stewards of our novelty coin, and so we must consider all possibilities.

So we can have the military’s fastest chopper, the Boeing CH-47 Chinook, fueled up and whirring before the courier even starts out the door.

We can have that Chinook sitting there on that green, with plenty of armed guards to keep our $1 trillion in cash safe.

The Chinook vibrated with deeper and deeper groans until its twin engines managed to heave up our dead weight.

The note promised to send more pictures “like before,” and included a photograph of a Chinook helicopter unloading supplies.

Chinook For this crowd, a spelling bee is no matter to be joked about.

Next he says a double rotor Chinook landed inside the compound.

Need I add that tum-tum in the Chinook jargon signifies the soul!

Having made friends, he told me in a mixture of broken English and Chinook some of the old folk lore of his tribe.

But few of them speak the English language fluently; they mostly talk French and Chinook jargon.

The idea expressed in English by the sentence I came to give it to her is rendered in Chinook by i-n-i-a-l-u-d-am.

Thus began and ended our first lesson in the Chinook jargon, and our first experience with a clam bake.

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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chinook, such as: cyclone, hurricane, monsoon, squall, tornado, and wind.

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