Ko*lusch"an, Ko*lush"an (?), a. [From Russ. kalyushka piece of wood (worn in the nether lip).]

Designating, or pert. to, a linguistic stock of North American Indians comprising the Tlinkit tribes of the Alexander Archipelago of southeastern Alaska and adjacent coast lands. Their language bears some affinity to Mexican tongues.

 

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