[ney-tuh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-, nat-uh-] /ˌneɪ təˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌnæt ə-/
pertaining to, adapted for, or characterized by swimming:
of or relating to swimming
1816, from natatory (adj.), from Latin natatorius, from natator “swimmer” (see natatorium) + -al.
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[nach-iz] /ˈnætʃ ɪz/ noun, plural Natchez for 2. 1. a port in SW Mississippi, on the Mississippi River. 2. a member of an extinct Muskhogean Indian tribe once living on the lower Mississippi River. Indian people of the lower Mississippi valley, of unknown origin.
[nach] /nætʃ/ adverb, Slang. 1. of course; naturally. /nætʃ/ sentence substitute 1. (informal) short for naturally (sense 3) colloquial shortening of naturally, jive talk, first recorded 1945. adverb Naturally; certainly: will be in riding clothes (habits of the rich, natch)/ The two men, natch, are soul buddies affirmation Of course; right: Do I like it? […]
noun, U.S. History. 1. a road begun in 1806 between Natchez, Miss., and Nashville, Tenn.: about 500 miles (800 km) long.