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Flathead:

see SalishSalish,
indigenous people of North America, also known as the Flathead, who in the early 19th cent. inhabited the Bitterroot River valley of W Montana. Their language belongs to the Salishan branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages).
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Flathead

(flăt`hĕd), river, c.240 mi (390 km) long, rising as the North Fork, in SE British Columbia, Canada, and flowing generally SE through NW Montana, to Coram, where it is joined by the Middle Fork (c.85 mi/140 km long) and the South Fork (c.80 mi/130 km long). It continues S through Flathead Lake, then W and S to Clark Fork River. A 78-mi (125-km) section of the river borders Glacier National ParkGlacier National Park,
1,013,572 acres (410,497 hectares), NW Mont.; est. 1910. Straddling the Continental Divide, the park contains some of the most beautiful primitive wilderness in the Rocky Mts.
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 and is administered by the National Park Service. Hungry Horse Dam and Kerr Dam are the centers of hydroelectric, irrigation, and flood control projects in the river's basin.

flathead

flathead
1. A bolt or screw having a flat top surface and a conical bearing surface.
2. A rivet head that has been flattened.

flathead

any Pacific scorpaenoid food fish of the family Platycephalidae, which resemble gurnards
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Columbia Falls resident Chas Cartwright served on the Flathead Basin Commission, which recommended EPA involvement in the cleanup.
(NASDAQ: FIBK) parent company of First Interstate Bank, has completed its acquisition of Flathead Bank of Bigfork, Montana, the wholly owned subsidiary of Flathead Holding Company of Bigfork, the company said.
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Flathead County sheriff Chuck Curry said: "Brad was a kind person who cared about people."
"We were very pleased to further execute on our M&A strategy with the announcement of our acquisition of Flathead Bank.
He has past experience on numerous community volunteer boards such as the Flathead Building Association, United Way, and Kalispell Kiwanis.
Helmet treatment, as it is known, is not funded by the NHS as it is regarded as cosmetic and it is felt there is not yet enough evidence to support its benefits, despite flathead syndrome being a recognised condition.
In comparison, the 2013 employment in Flathead County was 58,900, Gallatin County had 70,300 workers, and the corresponding figure for Yellowstone County was 102,284.