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Definition 1: a dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Missouri - [noun denoting communication]

(missouri is a kind of ...) the Siouan language spoken by the Iowa and Oto and Missouri

Definition 2: a 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 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for missouri in the sense of this definition

(missouri is an instance of ...) one of the 50 states of the United States

(missouri is a part of ...) a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri

(missouri is a part of ...) a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas

(missouri is a part of ...) a river in Missouri that is a tributary of the Missouri River

(missouri is a part of ...) a city of southwestern Missouri

(missouri is a part of ...) a town in east central Missouri

(missouri is a part of ...) the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century

(missouri is a part of ...) a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express

(missouri is a part of ...) a town in southeast Missouri

(missouri is a part of ...) a city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River; adjacent to Kansas City, Kansas

(missouri is a part of ...) capital of the state of Missouri; located in central Missouri on the Missouri river

(missouri is a part of ...) a city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail

(missouri is a part of ...) a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain

(missouri is a part of ...) a university town in central Missouri

(missouri is a part of ...) a town in southeast Missouri

(... is part of missouri) 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; achieved independence in 1776

(... is part of missouri) the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)

(... is a member of missouri) the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861

Definition 3: the longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis - [noun denoting object]

Samples where missouri or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers together form the third longest river in the world

Synonyms for missouri in the sense of this definition

(missouri is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of missouri) 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; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 4: a member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the valley of the Missouri river in Missouri - [noun denoting person]

(missouri is a kind of ...) a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains

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