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Bi·lox·i 1(bə-lŭk′sē, -lŏk′-)
n. pl. Biloxi or Bi·lox·is
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting territory around Biloxi Bay in southeast Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico.
2. The extinct Siouan language of the Biloxi.
[Alteration of Biloxi taneks anya, first people.]
Bi·lox·i 2(bə-lŭk′sē, -lŏk′-)
A city of southeast Mississippi on a peninsula between Biloxi Bay and Mississippi Sound on the Gulf of Mexico. Settled by the French in 1699, Biloxi is a resort with many casinos. In 2005, the city was devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
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Bi•lox•i(bɪˈlɒk si; locally -ˈlʌk-)
a city in SE Mississippi, on the Gulf of Mexico. 49,311.
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|Noun||1.||Biloxi - a member of the Siouan people of southeastern Mississippi|
|2.||Biloxi - an old town in southern Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico|
|3.||Biloxi - the Siouan language spoken by the Biloxi|
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