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Mississippi

Mis·sis·sip·pi

Mississippi

 
pronunciation:
mI sih sI pi
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a U.S. state on the Gulf of Mexico between Alabama and Louisiana. (abbr.: MS)
definition 2: a river that flows from Minnesota south through the Midwest, along the border between Mississippi and Louisiana, and into the Gulf of Mexico.
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Mississippi means "great river" in the Chippewa language. The state was named after the Mississippi River.
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