HyperDic: missouri

English > 4 senses of the word Missouri:
NOUNlocationMissouri, Show Me State, MO, Mo.a midwestern state in central United States
objectMissouri, Missouri Riverthe longest river in the United States
person Missouria member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the valley of the Missouri river in Missouri
communicationMissouria dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Missouri
Missouri > pronunciation
Soundsmahzer'ah; mahzuh'riy
Rhymesagora ... tempera: 14 rhymes with erah...
accusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > Missouri: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union.
SynonymsShow Me State, MO, Mo.
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 ofMidwest, middle west, midwestern United StatesThe north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
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
PartsCape GirardeauA town in southeast Missouri
ColumbiaA university town in central Missouri
HannibalA town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River
IndependenceA city in western Missouri
Jefferson City, capital of MissouriCapital of the state of Missouri
Kansas CityA city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River
Osage, Osage RiverA river in Missouri that is a tributary of the Missouri River
Poplar BluffA town in southeast Missouri
Saint Francis, Saint Francis River, St. Francis, St. Francis RiverA tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas
Saint Joseph, St. JosephA town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River
Saint Louis, St. Louis, Gateway to the WestThe largest city in Missouri
SedaliaA town in east central Missouri
SpringfieldA city of southwestern Missouri
White, White RiverA tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
SpanishMissouri, Misuri, Misurí
English > Missouri: 4 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningThe longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis.
SynonymMissouri 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
SpanishMissouri, Misurí
CatalanMissouri
English > Missouri: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the valley of the Missouri river in Missouri.
BroaderSioux, SiouanA member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
English > Missouri: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Missouri.
BroaderChiwereThe Siouan language spoken by the Iowa and Oto and Missouri

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