Chickasaw

[ chik-uh-saw ]

noun,plural Chick·a·saws, (especially collectively) Chick·a·saw.
  1. a member of a tribe of North American Indians, formerly in northern Mississippi, now in Oklahoma.

  2. the Muskogean language of the Chickasaw.

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Chickasaw

/ (ˈtʃɪkəˌsɔː) /


noun
  1. plural -saws or -saw a member of a Native American people of N Mississippi

  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Muskogean family and closely related to Choctaw

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