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geographical name Mis·sis·sip·pi \ˌmi-sə-ˈsi-pē\

Definition of Mississippi

  1. 1 river 2340 miles (3765 kilometers) cen United States flowing from N cen Minnesota to Gulf of Mexico — see itasca (Lake)

  2. 2 river 105 miles (169 kilometers) Canada in SE Ontario flowing NE & N into Ottawa River

  3. 3 state S United States ∗ Jackson area 47,689 square miles (123,514 square kilometers), pop 2,967,297

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