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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 mom

First recorded in 1845–50; short for momma

Definition for mom (2 of 2)

m.o.m.

middle of month.
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British Dictionary definitions for mom

mom
/ (mɒm) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian an informal word for mother 1
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