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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.


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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