Natchez


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Natch·ez 1

 (năch′ĭz)
n. pl. Natchez
1. A member of a Native American people formerly located on the lower Mississippi River near present-day Natchez. The Natchez ceased to exist as a people after war with the French in the early 1700s.
2. The language of the Natchez.

[French, from Natchez.]

Natch′ez adj.

Natch·ez 2

 (năch′ĭz)
A city of southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River southwest of Vicksburg. Founded as a fortified settlement in 1716, it was held successively by France, Great Britain, Spain, and the United States. Natchez prospered as the southern terminus of the Natchez Trace, a road connecting the city with Nashville, Tennessee, that was commercially and strategically important until the early 1800s.

Natch•ez

(ˈnætʃ ɪz)

n.
a port in SW Mississippi, on the Mississippi River. 22,015.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Natchez - a town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi RiverNatchez - a town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River
Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
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