Natchez
I. noun (plural Natchez) Etymology: French, plural of Nacha, Natché, a Natchez town Date: 1764 1. a member of an American Indian people of southwestern Mississippi 2. the language of the Natchez people II. geographical name city SW Mississippi on Mississippi River population 18,464

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  • Natchez — • Diocese located in Mississippi Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Natchez     Natchez     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • NATCHEZ — Tribu indienne d’Amérique du Nord qui parle une langue muskogéenne, les Natchez habitaient sur la rive est du cours inférieur du Mississippi. Au début du XVIIIe siècle, à l’époque de la première colonie française, la tribu comprenait environ 6… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Natchez — may refer to: Natchez people, a Native American nation Natchez language, the language of that Native American tribe Natchez, Mississippi, United States Natchez, Louisiana, United States Natchez, Indiana, United States Natchez (boat), several… …   Wikipedia

  • Natchez — Natchez, LA U.S. village in Louisiana Population (2000): 583 Housing Units (2000): 264 Land area (2000): 1.073778 sq. miles (2.781073 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.073778 sq. miles (2.781073… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Natchez — Natch ez, n. pl. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly lived near the site of the city of Natchez, Mississippi. In 1729 they were subdued by the French; the survivors joined the Creek Confederacy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Natchez —   [ nætʃɪz], nordamerikanischer Indianerstamm, am unteren Mississippi, wurde seit 1730 in drei Kriegen mit den Franzosen fast aufgerieben; Nachfahren leben heute unter den Cherokee und Creek in Oklahoma. Ihre Sprache gehört zum Muskogee. Die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Natchez — Natchez, by i USA, stat Mississippi, ligger hovedsageligst på en 60 meter høj Bluff på venstre bred af Mississippi. Den er anlagt 1700 og har navn efter indianerstammen Natchez, der er kendt fra kolonisternes kampe og fra Chateaubriand …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Natchez — [nach′iz] n. [Fr < a Natchez place name ] 1. pl. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in SW Mississippi and later in Oklahoma 2. the extinct language of this people, thought to be related to Muskogean …   English World dictionary

  • Natchez — (spr. Nätsches), 1) Indianerstamm an den Ufern des Mississippi, s.u. Indianer A) k); 2) Hauptstadt der Grafschaft Adams im Staate Mississippi (Nordamerika) am Mississippi River; 6 Kirchen, Hospital, Waisenhaus; Handel u. Industrie. N. ist durch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Natchez — (spr. nättschĕs), Stadt im nordamerik. Staate Mississippi, am Mississippi, (1900) 12.210 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Natchez — (Nätschis), Stadt im nordamerikan. Staate Mississippi, links am Mississippi, 8000 E., lebhafter Verkehr …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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