Definition of Chickasaw

1. Noun. A member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in northern Mississippi.

Generic synonyms: American Indian, Indian, Red Indian

2. Noun. The Muskhogean language of the Chickasaw.

Definition of Chickasaw

1. Proper noun. A Native American tribe now largely concentrated in southeastern Oklahoma. ¹

2. Proper noun. The Muskogean language of the Chickasaw nation (the native word is ''chikashsha''). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chickasaw

Chick-Martin test
Chick tracts
Chicken Licken
Chicken Little
Chief Constable
Chief Executive
Chief Joseph
Chief Justice
Chief Secretary
Chief of Party
Chievitz' layer
Chievitz' organ

Literary usage of Chickasaw

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1918)
"Where, in action to quiet title, plaintiff, grantee of father of deceased chickasaw Indian allottee, claimed deceased was a legitimate child, and hence his ..."

2. Indian Land Laws: Being a Treatise on Indianland Titles in Oklahoma and by Samuel Thomas Bledsoe (1913)
"Service of process in the suit may be had on the Choctaw and chickasaw Nations, respectively, by serving upon the principal chief of the former and the ..."

3. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"33 Service of process in the suit may be had on the Choctaw and chickasaw nations, respectively, by serving upon the principal chief of the former and the ..."

4. Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States: Advising by United States Attorney-General (1858)
"chickasaw CONSTITUTION. The chickasaw Indians, in conceding to resident Choctaws the treaty privilege of citizenship as required by treaty, were under no ..."

5. A History of Oklahoma by Joseph Bradfield Thoburn, Isaac Mason Holcomb (1908)
"By the terms of the Choctaw cession of the chickasaw district, the chickasaw Indians were to participate jointly with the Choctaw in the tribal government, ..."

6. Annotated Acts of Congress: Five Civilized Tribes and the Osage Nation by Clarence Lot Thomas, United States (1913)
"Approved by Act of Congress July 1, 1902. Ratified by the Choctaw and chickasaw Nations, and Became Effective September 25, 1902. (32 Stat. L. 641. ..."

7. The American Indian in the United States, Period 1850-1914 by Warren King Moorehead (1914)
"THE LEASING SYSTEM; CHOCTAW AND chickasaw; FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS Few Indian matters in our honorable Congress have had more publicity than the so-called ..."

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