Washo

August 28, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
From the Great Basin Native American Washo language, meaning “people from around here”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Wa She Shu, Waashiw, Washoe.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Washo, Wallula’s father, in “Major Molly’s Christmas Promise” from Nora Perry’s A Flock of Girls and Boys (1895).

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