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Syllabification: Mus·ko·ge·an
Pronunciation: /məˈskōɡēən

Definition of Muskogean in English:


A family of American Indian languages spoken in southeastern North America, including Chikasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.


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Relating to the Muskogean language family.
Example sentences
  • The Muskogean languages belong to the great Algonkian language family.
  • My people are the Muskogean people and they have the Creek name.
  • Creeks who avoided relocation to Oklahoma tended to stop speaking the Muskogean language so they would not be recognized as Indians and therefore forced to leave their homes.


from Muskogee2 + -an.

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