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a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies

a member of an important North American Indian people who controlled the mouth of the Columbia river

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a Penutian language spoken by the Chinook

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The most dramatic rapid temperature rises in North America occur in the interior West, where warm so-called Chinook winds - moist weather patterns originating off the Pacific Coast - cool as they climb the western slopes of the Rockies, then rapidly warm as they drop down the eastern side of the mountains.
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