Baroja y Nessi

[ buh-roh-hah ee nes-ee; Spanish bah-raw-hah ee nes-ee ]
/ bəˈroʊ hɑ i ˈnɛs i; Spanish bɑˈrɔ hɑ i ˈnɛs i /

noun

Pío [pee-oh; Spanish pee-aw], /ˈpi oʊ; Spanish ˈpi ɔ/, 1872–1956, Spanish novelist.

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Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called Ba·ro·ja.
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