from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting northeast Mississippi and northwest Alabama, now located in south-central Oklahoma. The Chickasaw were removed to Indian Territory in the 1830s.
  • noun The Muskogean language of the Chickasaw.

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  • proper noun A Native American tribe now largely concentrated in southeastern Oklahoma.
  • proper noun The Muskogean language of the Chickasaw nation (the native word is chikashsha).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in northern Mississippi
  • noun the Muskhogean language of the Chickasaw


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