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Natch·ez 1

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

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.
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(ˈnætʃ ɪz)

a port in SW Mississippi, on the Mississippi River. 22,015.
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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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Runkle, from Natchez. She's a good deal of an invalid, and my wife doesn't like to leave her."
We only had a few days for our getaway and decided to explore Mississippi's portion of the Natchez Trace from Natchez to Tupelo.
Most recently, she served as the general manager of the State Journal in Frankfort, Ky., and prior to that, she worked at the Oxford Eagle and the Natchez Democrat, both in Mississippi.
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The Natchez Democrat reports beginning this fall, tuition for full-time students will increase $205 to $1,400 per semester.
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Though the pain of his amputated leg has spiked from overexertion brought on in part by his reworking of the Historic Natchez Tableaux, Iles bounds upstairs through the city auditorium audience to discover why the microphone of a singer isn't on.