noun, plural Mis·sour·is, (especially collectively) Mis·sour·i for 3.
Examples from the Web for missouri
Co., Missouri Corporation that manufactures plumbing products.
Last week, Robert Wayne Holsey of Georgia and Paul Goodwin of Missouri were executed within just a few hours of each other.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not 90 seconds later, Brown lay shot to death in broad daylight in the middle of a Missouri street.90 Seconds of Fury in Ferguson Are the Key to Making Peace in America|Michael Daly|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At an important Ebola meeting on Capital Hill last week, Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill was shocked to find it half-full.
Three months of despair were ignited in suburban Missouri when officer Darren Wilson was told he would walk free.
The speech appears in the Missouri Republican of June 18th, 1857.
This was the Missouri way of informing us that he was in the Rebel army.
They have too much at stake there to leave unless driven out by the point of the bayonet, as they were from Missouri and Illinois.The Mormon Puzzle, and How to Solve It|R. W. Beers
I am successful in storing apples in bulk in a cellar, and find Winesap and Missouri Pippin keep best.The Apple|Various
In the Spring the party, now thirty-two strong, pressed on up the Missouri, which now turned in a decidedly westward direction.Pilots of the Republic|Archer Butler Hulbert
British Dictionary definitions for missouri
Word Origin and History for missouri
originally a name for a group of native peoples among Chiwere (Siouan) tribes, from an Algonquian word recorded c.1700, literally "people of the big canoes." The expression I'm from Missouri, you'll have to show me is attested from at least c.1880. Related: Missourian.
Culture definitions for missouri
State in the central United States bordered by Iowa to the north; Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee to the east; Arkansas to the south; and Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska to the west. Its capital is Jefferson City, and its largest city is St. Louis.
Idioms and Phrases with missouri
see from Missouri.