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

  • noun A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting central and southern Mississippi and southwest Alabama. Present-day populations exist in Oklahoma, to which many of the Choctaw were removed in the 1830s, as well as in their former homelands.
  • noun The Muskogean language of the Choctaw.

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  • proper noun An aboriginal peoples native to the area currently known as Oklahoma.
  • proper noun The language of the Choctaw tribe.
  • adjective Relating to the Choctaw tribe or its language.
  • noun A person of Choctaw heritage.

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

  • noun the Muskhogean language of the Choctaw
  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in Alabama

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Choctaw Chahta.]

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