Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly lived near the site of the city of Natchez, Mississippi. In 1729 they were subdued by the French; the survivors joined the Creek Confederacy.

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  • noun A Native American of a particular tribe of Mississippi.
  • proper noun The language isolate spoken by the Natchez.

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  • noun a town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River

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Examples

  • NATCHEZ - When a health sciences student at Co-Lin in Natchez campus needs to do his lab check-off, he has to step into what used to be a closet.

    The Natchez Democrat

  • Dalby, born and raised in Natchez, MS, is from a tourist town that allows 24/7 drink.

    Waltzing at the Piggly Wiggly (Discussion)

  • Interesting Mississippi story - Hubby and I were vacationing in Natchez when a lovely bookstore owner handed me her first three copies.

    I Ramble When Sleepy...(copy)

  • Another day, in Natchez, Mississippi, I watched a Memorial Day parade that consisted almost exclusively of African American veterans and spectators — someone onboard later explained that this holiday, formerly called Decoration Day to commemorate the Union dead, is still considered an impolite reminder of times past, and not everyone participates.

    In Twain’s Wake

  • Another day, in Natchez, Mississippi, I watched a Memorial Day parade that consisted almost exclusively of African American veterans and spectators — someone onboard later explained that this holiday, formerly called Decoration Day to commemorate the Union dead, is still considered an impolite reminder of times past, and not everyone participates.

    In Twain’s Wake

  • Dalby, born and raised in Natchez, MS, is from a tourist town that allows 24/7 drink.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Describing the evolution of 20th century race relations in Natchez, John Dittmer in Local People wrote:

    Marge Baroni: The Awakening of Activism

  • Before World War II, race relations in Natchez resembled the paternalism of the old regime, with organizations like the NAACP tolerated as long as blacks did not challenge the caste system.

    Marge Baroni: The Awakening of Activism

  • With a substantial white working-class base, the Ku Klux Klan, under the leadership of E.L. McDaniel, was stronger in Natchez than in any other Mississippi community, even McComb.

    Marge Baroni: The Awakening of Activism

  • Davis describes the economic impact of slave labor in Natchez: "Students of Natchez history contend that district planters ranked among the richest slave masters in the South as well as -- in many cases -- the nation's wealthiest citizens."

    Marge Baroni: The Awakening of Activism

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