Mississippi River

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Mississippi River

The chief river of the United States, rising in the lake region of northern Minnesota and flowing about 3,700 km (2,300 mi) generally southward to enter the Gulf of Mexico through a huge delta in southeast Louisiana. La Salle claimed the entire region for France after he descended to the river's mouth in 1682.
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Noun1.Mississippi River - a major North American river and the chief river of the United StatesMississippi River - 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
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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Mike Covell always maintained the success of the Big Muddy Film Festival rests with the students who run the annual event and in community support.
What a treat it was to see that one of this year's feature brides, Augusta Cassada, married her groom, Clark Irvine, on the banks of Big Muddy.
JUMPING IN BIG MUDDY PUDDLES (4%) THE weather in Britain means there's no shortage of puddles to parade in but, if there isn't, just get the garden hose and the paddling pool out and jump away to your heart's content.
The Boards of SBT Financial Inc- parent company of The State Bank of Townsend- and Big Muddy Bancorp Inc, parent company of Dutton State Bank, have announced a merger.
Manager Debbie Kings, who began working at the centre five years ago as a volunteer, said: "We're so glad to have a proper cark park after having a big muddy puddle outside for the past few years.
But to address the big muddy picture, the fix is Plan Six.
San Francisco's Robert Moses has created a work for local repertory group The Big Muddy Dance Company, inspired by Rev.
recently Hurricane Party (2011) and Big Muddy River of Stars (2007),
The poems comprising "Times Beach" each showcase ring the changes on the big muddy place and hymn its everlasting possibilities.
She has worked with numerous small presses and her stories and photos are published in a variety of literary magazines including The Legendary, Down in the Dirt Magazine, Big Muddy, The Cape Rock, Mighty River Rose Anthology, and The Useless Degree.
Although a tremendous amount of "engineering skill" has allowed people to wall off the Big Muddy behind levees, and thus to dry out "one of the world's greatest natural wetlands," the river periodically asserts "its own way," overflowing its engineered banks and wreaking havoc across its floodplain (1).
as bottom fish floated up, lost in the Big Muddy unburying the wormy