HyperDic: mississippi

English > 2 senses of the word Mississippi:
NOUNobjectMississippi, Mississippi Rivera major North American river and the chief river of the United States
locationMississippi, Magnolia State, MS, Miss.a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
Mississippi > pronunciation
Soundsmih.sihsih'piy
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English > Mississippi: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA major North American river and the chief river of the United States; rises in northern Minnesota and flows southward into the Gulf of Mexico.
SynonymMississippi River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
SpanishMisisipi, Misisipí, Mississippi, Mississippí, Mississippi River
CatalanMississippi, Mississippí
English > Mississippi: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War.
SynonymsMagnolia State, MS, Miss.
Instance ofAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Member ofConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, DixielandThe southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Part ofDeep SouthThe southeastern region of the United States
Gulf StatesA region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico
SouthThe region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsBiloxiAn old town in southern Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico
ColumbusA town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama
GreenvilleA town in western Mississippi on the Mississippi River to the north of Vicksburg
HattiesburgA town in southeast Mississippi
Jackson, capital of MississippiCapital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River
MeridianA town in eastern Mississippi
NatchezA town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River
Pearl RiverA river in Mississippi that flows southward to the Gulf of Mexico
Tombigbee, Tombigbee RiverA river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River
TupeloA town in northeast Mississippi
VicksburgA town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of Jackson
Yazoo, Yazoo RiverA river that rises in west central Mississippi and flows southwest to empty into the Mississippi River above Vicksburg
Region ofVicksburg, siege of VicksburgA decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863)
SpanishMisisipí, Mississippi
CatalanMississipí, Mississippi

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