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EnglishEdit

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Map of US highlighting Missouri

EtymologyEdit

From Miami wimihsoorita ("the people who have dugout canoes"), a term for the inhabitants of the area around the Missouri River.

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Missouri

  1. A state of the United States of America Capital Jefferson City; largest city: Kansas City: Postal abbreviation: MO
  2. The longest river in the United States, flowing from Montana to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis.
  3. A Native American tribe that originally lived in the Great Lakes region of United States.
  4. (historical) An organized territory in the United States during the nineteenth century.

Usage notesEdit

  • The pronunciation of Missouri has been variable and debated since the 1600s. See Wikipedia for more.

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ItalianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Missouri m

  1. Missouri (a river in the United States)
  2. Missouri (a state of the United States)

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English Missouri.

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Missouri m

  1. Missouri (a state of the United States)
  2. Missouri (a river in the United States)
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