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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Chinook Jargon cheechako.

NounEdit

cheechako (plural cheechakos or cheechakoes)

  1. Someone new to Alaska or the Yukon; originally, a gold rush newcomer.

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Chinook JargonEdit

EtymologyEdit

chee (new, lately) +‎ chako (to come, to arrive)

NounEdit

cheechako

  1. newcomer, stranger