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Noun: Mississippi  ,mi-si'si-pee
  1. A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
    - Magnolia State, MS, Miss.
  2. 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
    - Mississippi River

Type of: American state, river

Part of: America, Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Deep South, Dixie, Dixieland, Gulf Coast of the United States, Gulf States, South, Southern United States, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: Mississippi, United States