Choctaw definition by Webster's New World
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Choctaw definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Choctaw Choctaw or Choc·taws
- a. A Native American people formerly inhabiting central and southern Mississippi and southwest Alabama, with present-day populations in Mississippi and southeast Oklahoma. The Choctaw were removed to Indian Territory in the 1830s.b. A member of this people.
- The Muskogean language of the Choctaw.
Origin: Choctaw Chahta.
Variant of Choctaw