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Choctaw

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noun, Choc·taw \ˈchäk-(ˌ)tȯ\

Simple Definition of Choctaw

  • : a member of a Native American people of Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Choctaw

plural Choctaw or Choctaws

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana

  2. 2 :  the language of the Choctaw people


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