Definition of Muskogee in English:



  • 1A member of an American Indian people of SE North America, who formed part of the Creek Indian confederacy.

    • ‘As white encroachment became more and more aggressive, the Muskogees found themselves on the defensive.’
    • ‘The Miccosukees, theoretically, are more intransigent than the Muskogees in that they have never signed a treaty of peace with the United States.’
    • ‘It is not generally known, however, that the Muskogees of North Florida were the first major Indian community forcibly removed.’
    • ‘The Muskogees were defeated and according to custom the captured spoils were divided among the victors.’
  • 2[mass noun] The Muskogean language of the Muskogee, now all but extinct.

    • ‘With the help of a Creek student named James Perryman, Presbyterian minister John Fleming created a phonetic alphabet for Muskogee.’


  • Relating to the Muskogee or their language.

    • ‘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’.’


From Creek ma:skó:ki.