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: of or relating to Mississippi, its people, or the Mississippi River
: of, relating to, or being the period of the Paleozoic era in North America following the Devonian and preceding the Pennsylvanian or the corresponding system of rocks — see Geologic Time Table
1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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