- a port in SW Mississippi, on the Mississippi River.
- a member of an extinct Muskhogean Indian tribe once living on the lower Mississippi River.
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Examples from the Web for natchez
Prior to the Civil War, Natchez, Mississippi, had the most millionaires per capita of any city in the country.The Right’s Slavery Obsession
November 12, 2013
In the same year, towards the end of summer, we had the first war with the Natchez.
The Natchez are situate in about 32 odd minutes of north latitude, and 280 of longitude.
Forty leagues higher up than the Natchez, is the river Yasou.
The nation of the Natchez is composed of nobility and common people.
Then she has got her sister staying with her—Mrs. Runkle, from Natchez.Pandora
Word Origin and History for natchez
Indian people of the lower Mississippi valley, of unknown origin.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper