missouri missouri  /mə ˈzʊ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) the longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis
  3. (n) a member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the valley of the Missouri river in Missouri
  4. (n) a dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Missouri

News

  1. Missouri Western begins school of fine arts

    Missouri Western State University is starting a School of Fine Arts in response to increased interest from students.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: St. Joseph News-Press

  2. Missouri woman came at neighborhood children wearing an open-faced ski mask

    A Missouri woman is jailed on charges she threatened neighborhood children with a chainsaw.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

  3. Missouri higher ed among nation’s best in improvements, study shows

    Missouri had the sixth-highest increase in the nation of people earning higher education degrees in the past year, according to a report due out Thursday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jefferson City News Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "I have to be assured that this is going to bring down the deficit, and it's going to bring down health-care costs for most Missouri families," said McCaskill.
    on Dec 13, 2009 By: Claire McCaskill Source: Bloomberg

  2. "This shines a huge light, a shining light, on the University of Missouri and the state," Pinkel said in a conference call with the Mizzou Tiger Club of St. Louis.
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Gary Pinkel Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I would not advise him to take that position," Grassley said. "For sure, he can't lose Missouri and that's in the upper Midwest. Could he lose Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin and still be elected president? Yes, but I wouldn't advise him to...
    on Aug 6, 2008 By: Charles Grassley Source: Washington Post

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