Natchez

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noun Natch·ez \ ˈna-chəz \

Definition of Natchez

plural Natchez
1 :a member of an American Indian people of southwestern Mississippi
2 :the language of the Natchez people

Origin and Etymology of natchez

French, plural of Nacha, Natché, a Natchez town


Natchez

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geographical name Natch·ez \ ˈna-chəz , -chəs \

Definition of Natchez

city on the Mississippi River in southwestern Mississippi population 15,792

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