Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun missouri

4 senses of missouri

Sense 1
Missouri, Show Me State, MO -- (a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union)
       INSTANCE OF=> American state -- (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Sense 2
Missouri, Missouri River -- (the longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis; "The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers together form the third longest river in the world")
       INSTANCE OF=> river -- (a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles")

Sense 3
Missouri -- (a member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the valley of the Missouri river in Missouri)
       => Sioux, Siouan -- (a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains)

Sense 4
Missouri -- (a dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Missouri)
       => Chiwere -- (the Siouan language spoken by the Iowa and Oto and Missouri)

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