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n. pl. Chick·a·saw or Chick·a·saws
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting northeast Mississippi and northwest Alabama, now located in south-central Oklahoma. The Chickasaw were removed to Indian Territory in the 1830s.
2. The Muskogean language of the Chickasaw.
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npl -saws or -saw
1. (Peoples) a member of a Native American people of N Mississippi
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Muskogean family and closely related to Choctaw
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n., pl. -saws, (esp. collectively) -saw.
1. a member of an American Indian people orig. of N Mississippi, removed to the Indian Territory in 1837–47.
2. a dialect of the Muskogean language shared by the Chickasaw and Choctaw.
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|Noun||1.||Chickasaw - a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in northern Mississippi|
|2.||Chickasaw - the Muskhogean language of the Chickasaw|
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