Main definitions of Muskogee in English

: Muskogee1Muskogee2

Muskogee1

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Muskogee

/ˌməˈskōɡē/

Main definitions of Muskogee in English

: Muskogee1Muskogee2

Muskogee2

noun

  • 1A member of an American Indian people of the southeastern US, who led the Creek Indian confederacy.

    • ‘The Miccosukees, theoretically, are more intransigent than the Muskogees in that they have never signed a treaty of peace with the United States.’
    • ‘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.

    • ‘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.

    • ‘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.

Pronunciation:

Muskogee

/ˌməˈskōɡē/