Magnolia State

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Noun1.Magnolia State - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of MexicoMagnolia State - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
siege of Vicksburg, Vicksburg - a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
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
Gulf States - a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico; Alabama and Florida and Louisiana and Mississippi and Texas
Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Deep South - the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery
Biloxi - an old town in southern Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico
Columbus - a town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama
Greenville - a town in western Mississippi on the Mississippi River to the north of Vicksburg
Hattiesburg - a town in southeast Mississippi
capital of Mississippi, Jackson - capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River
Meridian - a town in eastern Mississippi
Natchez - a town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River
Tupelo - a town in northeast Mississippi
Vicksburg - a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves
Pearl River - a river in Mississippi that flows southward to the Gulf of Mexico
Tombigbee, Tombigbee River - a river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River
Yazoo, Yazoo River - a river that rises in west central Mississippi and flows southwest to empty into the Mississippi River above Vicksburg
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As summer heads into the early weeks of the school year, we hope that everyone gets out and enjoys what the Magnolia State has to offer.
Mississippi native and director Tate Taylor said the hard thing was getting black actresses to come to the Magnolia State for the movie, Chassaniol said in an interview.
The Magnolia State most recently finished last in 2014 and has never finished out of the bottom three in the annual ranking.
Mississippi: The Magnolia State passed requirements similar to those in Texas, but admitting procedures remain on hold.
Versiga, who has a solid 8-2 record with six knockouts, also works for the Pascagoula Police Department and fought all of his bouts in the Magnolia State.
The Bank of Fayetteville was in the merger spotlight back in 1997-98 when a Magnolia State bank holding company came calling.
With evocative locations, large soundstages in Canton and on the Gulf Coast, a moderate crew base and a film commission ready to assist producers, the Magnolia State continues to lure high-profile projects.
The Oxford Eagle, a five-day paper with a circulation of about 6000, will be the latest Boone's move to ramp up its position in the magnolia state: in December 2012, Boone took over the Brookhaven Daily Leader, while last May it bought the Vicksburg Post and in November it acquired the Picayune Item.
When it comes to the prevalence of obesity, physical inactivity and smoking, the Magnolia State has the not-so-coveted distinction of being perpetually rated at the bottom of the union.
According to the Clarion-Ledger, the 61-year-old-star approached the department after spending time in the Magnolia State while filming 'Get on Up' - a James Brown biopic in Aykroyd plays the late singer's manager, Ben Bart.
In February 2014, Mississippi First, the Women's Foundation of Mississippi, and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) released Sexuality Education in Mississippi: Progress in the Magnolia State, a new report that details the enormous amount of progress made in educating the young people of that state.