Definitions

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

  • noun A family of Native American languages of the southeast United States that includes Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Alabama.

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  • noun Muskogee
  • proper noun Muskogee

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  • noun a member of any of the peoples formerly living in southeastern United States and speaking Muskhogean languages
  • noun a family of North American Indian languages spoken in the southeastern United States

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Examples

  • (Muskogean, meaning old fields or old town); Honolulu, Hawaii (meaning sheltered harbor); Topeka, Kans.

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  • (Muskogean, meaning old fields or old town); Honolulu, Hawaii (meaning sheltered harbor); Topeka, Kans.

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  • Most of the nations you will encounter in Fire the Sky spoke a Muskogean tongue ancestral to the Creek, Seminole, Choctaw, and Chickasaw languages.

    Fire The Sky

  • Hence the Muskogean term for a ruler might be “mico,” “mikko,” or the western “minko.”

    Fire The Sky

  • Most of the nations you will encounter in Fire the Sky spoke a Muskogean tongue ancestral to the Creek, Seminole, Choctaw, and Chickasaw languages.

    Fire The Sky

  • Hence the Muskogean term for a ruler might be “mico,” “mikko,” or the western “minko.”

    Fire The Sky

  • Most of the groups of the confederacy shared the same language Muskogean, types of ceremonies, and village layout.

    History of American Women

  • They renamed themselves “Seminoles,” the Muskogean version of the Spanish wordcimarrones.

    Dream State

  • I think it's interesting how the four or seven languages of Muskogean are classified in more ways ways by different linguists than you might think possible for such a relatively small and transparently related family.

    languagehat.com: MUSKOGEAN AND LAMB'S-QUARTERS.

  • I thought there were basically TWO theorized groupings of Muskogean -- one that has Chickasaw/Choctaw as the first branching, as opposed to the other that has Creek/Seminole as the first branch.

    languagehat.com: MUSKOGEAN AND LAMB'S-QUARTERS.

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