Pronunciation: (bel"u-kOO'lu), [key]
—pl. -las, (esp. collectively) -la for 1.
1. a member of a riverine tribe of North American Indians inhabiting an area near the central coast of British Columbia.
2. the language of this group, belonging to the Salishan family. Also,Bel"la Coo'la.
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