mississippi mississippi  /ˌmɪs ɪ ˈsɪ pi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a major North American river and the chief river of the United States; rises in northern Minnesota and flows southward into the Gulf of Mexico
  2. (n) a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War

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News

  1. Mississippi River economic trade centers form alliance

    ACROSS MISSISSIPPI- The Mississippi World Trade Center has entered into a new alliance with other world trade centers along the Mississippi River. The group will says in a press release that its mission will be “promoting the stakeholder interests of the world’s greatest waterway.”
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Mississippi Business Journal

  2. Mississippi banks show strength with top Bauer ratings

    Highlighting the strong stability of Mississippi’s banks, Bauer Financial has awarded five-star “Superior” ratings to over half of the state’s banks for their first-quarter performance, including two of the largest banks — Hancock Bank and Trustmark Bank.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Mississippi Business Journal

  3. Mississippi marks 50th anniversary of Medgar Evers' death

    By Therese Apel JACKSON, Mississippi (Reuters) - Mississippi marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers on Wednesday by focusing on his accomplishments of voter registration drives, boycotts and demonstrations rather than his death. Evers, the first Mississippi field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, was shot ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I asked Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy, a former governor of Mississippi, and a son of the Gulf, to develop a long-term Gulf Coast Restoration Plan as soon as possible," Obama said. "The plan will be designed by states, local...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Stars and Stripes (blog)

  2. "Having grown up in Mississippi, Bob has a deep appreciation and affinity for the Gulf Coast, and believes deeply in BP's commitment to restore the region," Mr. Hayward said of Mr. Dudley.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "I believe that it's very possible that we can get an agreement so that I have time to fly to Mississippi," McCain told Charlie Gibson.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: ABC News

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