Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Natchez

play
noun Natch·ez \ˈna-chəz\

Definition of Natchez

plural Natchez

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of southwestern Mississippi

  2. 2 :  the language of the Natchez people



Origin of natchez

French, plural of Nacha, Natché, a Natchez town


First Known Use: 1764


Natchez

play
geographical name Natch·ez \ˈna-chəz\

Definition of Natchez

  1. city SW Mississippi on Mississippi River pop 15,792




Learn More about natchez


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Natchez? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a smart aleck

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

oily prompt angry maudlin
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ