What does MISSISSIPPI mean?

Definitions for MISSISSIPPI
ˌmɪs əˈsɪp iMISSISSIPPI

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mississippi, Mississippi River(noun)

    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

  2. Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS(noun)

    a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War


  1. Mississippi(Noun)

    A recitation of u201CMississippiu201D (interjection).

  2. Mississippi(ProperNoun)

    A . Capital Jackson: Postal abbreviation: MS

  3. Mississippi(ProperNoun)

    A major river in North America that rises in Minnesota and flows into the Gulf of Mexico.

  4. Mississippi(Interjection)

    Used to count out a time of about one second, especially in games.

  5. Origin: From misi-ziibi or {{term|gichi-}.


  1. Mississippi

    Mississippi is a U.S. state located in the Southern United States. Jackson is the state capital and largest city. The name of the state derives from the Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, whose name comes from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi. Mississippi is the 32nd most extensive and the 31st most populous of the 50 United States. The state is heavily forested outside of the Mississippi Delta area, which was cleared for cotton cultivation in the 19th century. Today, its catfish aquaculture farms produce the majority of farm-raised catfish consumed in the United States. Mississippi has the lowest median household income, making it the poorest state in the nation. The state symbol is the Magnolia grandiflora tree.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mississippi

    an American State on the E. bank of the Lower Mississippi, abutting on the Gulf of Mexico, between Louisiana and Alabama; has a hilly surface, traversed by numerous rivers, the Yazoo, a tributary of the Mississippi, forming a great fertile delta; the climate is free from extremes; the chief industry is agriculture; the best crops are grown in the N., and on the alluvial bottom lands; in the centre and NE. are good grazing farms; cotton, corn, oats, and fruits are the chief crops; virgin forests of hardwood cover much of the delta; valuable deposits of pipe and ochre clays and of lignite are found; cotton is manufactured, and there is trade in lumber; more than half the population is coloured, and the races are kept distinct in the State schools; the State university is at Oxford, and there are many other colleges; Jackson (6), the capital, is the chief railway centre, Meridian (10) has iron manufactures, Vicksburg (13) and Natchez (10) are the chief riverports; Mississippi was colonised by the French in 1699, ceded to Britain 1763, admitted to the Union 1817, joined the South in 1861, but was readmitted to the Union in 1869.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Mississippi

    Indian for “great and long river.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MISSISSIPPI in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MISSISSIPPI in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of MISSISSIPPI in a Sentence

  1. David Dinkins:

    It was as ugly as anything in Mississippi in the '60s.

  2. Dion Brown:

    From the Mississippi Delta to Canada, every place has its own unique style.

  3. Rachel Dolezal:

    I spent a lot of time in Mississippi so when I saw that rope, I knew what it was.

  4. Viking Cruises Chairman Torstein Hagen:

    We are excited about the prospect of bringing modern river cruising to the Mississippi.

  5. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant:

    Everybody is pulling together here in Mississippi today to help respond to this disaster.

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