Mississippi River

river, CEN. United States; 2,350 mi. long.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Mississippi River — Mississippi Der Mississippi bei New OrleansVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt Daten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mississippi River — For the river in Canada, see Mississippi River (Ontario). Coordinates: 29°09′04″N 89°15′12″W / 29.15111°N 89.25333°W / …   Wikipedia

  • Mississippi River — a major river of North America that flows from the US state of Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. It was called the ‘Father of Waters’ by Native Americans. It is 2 348 miles/3 778 kilometres long and passes the cities of Minneapolis, St Louis,… …   Universalium

  • Mississippi River —    Rises in northern Minnesota, its chief source being Itasca Lake, and enters the Gulf of Mexico, after a course of 2550 miles. It was discovered by the Spaniards, early in the sixteenth century. De Soto explored the lower part of the river, and …   The makers of Canada

  • 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 (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑Mississippi • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑United States, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mississippi River — n. major and longest river in the United States originating in Minnesota and flowing south along the border of Mississippi into the Gulf of Mexico; river in south Ontario (Canada) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mississippi River — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. Great Water, Father of Waters, Missi sepe (Algonquin), Old Man River*, the Big Drink*; see also river 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • MISSISSIPPI RIVER —    rises in Lake Itaska, Minnesota, and flowing S. for 2800 m., enters the Gulf of Mexico by a large delta; its earlier course is through picturesque country, often in gorges, with rapids such as the St. Anthony Falls, the Des Moines and Rock… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Mississippi River Watershed Conservation Programs — Mississippi River Watershed ‎ Conservation programs for the Mississippi River watershed are designed to protect and preserve the Mississippi River and the surrounding area by implementing practices that decrease the harmful effects on habitats… …   Wikipedia

  • Mississippi River State Fish and Wildlife Area — IUCN Category IV (Habitat/Species Management Area) …   Wikipedia

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