The name Squamish most commonly refers to the town at the core of the District Municipality of Squamish, British Columbia. "Squamish" is a loose English adaptation/mispronunciation of Skwxwu7mesh, meaning "Mother of the Wind", "people of the sacred water" in the language of that people; it has sometimes been used to refer to the Skokomish (Twana) and Suquamish peoples.
"Squamish" as a term may refer to:
- Squamish, British Columbia is a district municipality in British Columbia, Canada.
- the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District of British Columbia, Canada
- the Squamish River, a river in British Columbia, Canada, named after the Squamish people
- the Squamish people, a Northwest Coast indigenous people, in their language "Sḵwx̱wú7mesh", after whom the river is named (the town of Squamish is named for the river)
- the Squamish language, the language of the Squamish people
- the Squamish Nation, the band government of the Squamish people
- 43-Man Squamish, a fictional sport featured in Mad Magazine
- the Squamish Five, a militant activist group, named as such by the media because they were arrested near Squamish, BC
- Squamish (wind), a type of wind that occurs in coastal British Columbia
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