[ ab-sind ]
/ æbˈsɪnd /
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verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of abscind
1650–60; <Latin abscindere, equivalent to ab-ab- + scindere to divide, tear
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