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Muskogee 1

Pronunciation: /ˌməˈskōɡē/
A commercial city in east central Oklahoma, on the Arkansas River; population 40,099 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: Mus·ko·gee

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There are 2 main definitions of Muskogee in English:

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Muskogee 2

Pronunciation: /ˌməˈskōɡē/

noun (plural same or Muskogees)

1A member of an American Indian people of the southeastern US, who led the Creek Indian confederacy.
Example sentences
  • As white encroachment became more and more aggressive, the Muskogees found themselves on the defensive.
  • The Muskogees were defeated and according to custom the captured spoils were divided among the victors.
  • It is not generally known, however, that the Muskogees of North Florida were the first major Indian community forcibly removed.
2The Muskogean language of the Muskogee.
Example sentences
  • With the help of a Creek student named James Perryman, Presbyterian minister John Fleming created a phonetic alphabet for Muskogee.

adjective

Relating to the Muskogee or their language.
Example sentences
  • In a similar vein, a woman of Seminole and Muskogee heritage tells of establishing ‘photographic sovereignty’ by assuming ‘responsibility to reinterpret images of Native peoples’.

Origin

From Creek ma:skó:ki.

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Syllabification: Mus·ko·gee

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