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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456) to build a 12-mile pipeline from the mine located east of Johnston City to the Big Muddy River.
That posture left him as one of the few supporters of the intervention in Vietnam long after the cause in Big Muddy had been lost and there were riots in American cities.
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You need to be at the start at the allotted time and complete a course without the ability to stop early or avoid a big muddy hill.
Scramble up walls, wade through big muddy puddles and bogs, jump over styles, hang off trees and run up and down a hill carrying a large stone or small rock.
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Eagle Bancorp, the holding company of Opportunity Bank of Montana, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Big Muddy Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary, The State Bank of Townsend, Townsend, Montana.
Scramble up walls, wade through big muddy puddles and bogs, jump over stiles, hang off trees and run up and down a hill carrying a large stone or small rock.
Despite all the dams, the Big Muddy is still super-sediment rich.
Caro said the change could be captured in two songs: the hopeful Civil Rights anthem "We Shall Overcome" and Pete Seeger's damning anti-war song "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy."
At the centre of Wild Wild Country is Ma Anand Sheela, the Baghwan's right hand, a powerful and tactically astringent personality who managed Rajneesh's move to America and the transformation of the 63,000-acre Big Muddy Ranch into Rajneeshpurum, a town with A-frame houses, a shopping centre, its own banks, a pizza parlour, a boutique, an airport and a population of grinning acolytes in red robes.