Muskogean language

a family of North American Indian languages spoken in the southeastern United States

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Muskogean languages — Muskogean Geographic distribution: southeastern North America Linguistic classification: Muskogean Subdivisions: disputed, see below …   Wikipedia

  • Muskogean — noun 1. a member of any of the peoples formerly living in southeastern United States and speaking Muskhogean languages • Syn: ↑Muskhogean • Hypernyms: ↑Indian, ↑American Indian, ↑Red Indian • Hyponyms: ↑Alabama, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muskogean — ☆ Muskogean [mus kō′gē ən, mus kō′jēən ] adj. [var. of Muskhogean, coined (1891) < MUSKOGEE2 by J. W. Powell (1834 1902), U.S. ethnologist & geologist] designating or of a North American Indian language family of the SE U.S., consisting of… …   English World dictionary

  • language — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) System of communication Nouns 1. language, tongue, lingo, vernacular, mother tongue, protolanguage; living or dead language; idiom, parlance, phraseology; wording; dialect, patois, cant, jargon, lingo,… …   English dictionary for students

  • language — /lang gwij/, n. 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French… …   Universalium

  • language — Synonyms and related words: Abnaki, Afghan, Afghani, Afrikaans, Afro Asiatic, Ainu, Akan, Akkadian, Albanian, Aleut, Algonquian, Algonquin, Amharic, Anatolian, Anatolic, Andaman, Annamese, Anzanite, Apache, Arabic, Aramaic, Araucanian, Arawak,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Muskogean — or Muskhogean noun Date: 1891 a language family of southeastern United States that includes Muskogee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Alabama language — language name=Alabama nativename=Albaamo innaaɬiilka states=United States region=Texas speakers=100 familycolor=American fam1=Muskogean fam2=Eastern Muskogean iso2=nai|iso3=akzAlabama is a Native American language, spoken by the Alabama Coushatta …   Wikipedia

  • Creek language — Creek Mvskoke Spoken in United States Region Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia and Florida Ethnicity Muscogee people …   Wikipedia

  • Mikasuki language — Mikasuki Spoken in United States Region Southern Florida Native speakers 500  (date missing) Language family Muskogean …   Wikipedia

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