cheechako

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Chinook Jargon cheechako.

NounEdit

cheechako ‎(plural cheechakos or cheechakoes)

  1. someone new to Alaska or the Yukon. Originally a reference to the gold rush newcomers.

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Chinook JargonEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

cheechako

  1. newcomer, stranger
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