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English noun: creek

1. creek (object) a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)


SamplesThe creek dried up every summer.


Synonymsbrook


Broader (hypernym)stream, watercourse


Narrower (hyponym)brooklet


Instance hyponymAegospotami, Aegospotamos, Bull Run

2. Creek (person) any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma


Broader (hypernym)American Indian, Indian, Red Indian









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