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Mis·sis·sip·pi

Mississippi

 
pronunciation:
mI sih sI pi
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a state in the southern United States. Its capital is Jackson. (abbreviated: MS)
 
definition 2: the longest river in the United States. It flows from Minnesota to 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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