1. [ noun ] (geography) 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
Synonyms: Mississippi_River
Related terms: river US
2. [ noun ] (government,geography) a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
Synonyms: ms Magnolia_State
Related terms: American_state Confederacy Deep_South Gulf_States Tombigbee columbus vicksburg biloxi Vicksburg greenville meridian hattiesburg tupelo natchez Jackson yazoo Vicksburg
Similar spelling:   Mississippian