or Wash·i·ta

[wosh-i-taw, waw-shi-]

noun, plural Ouach·i·tas, (especially collectively) Ouach·i·ta for 2.

a river flowing SE from W Arkansas through NE Louisiana to the Red River. 605 miles (975 km) long.
a member of a former North American Indian tribe, apparently of the Caddoan stock, of NE Louisiana.

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a river in the S central US, rising in the Ouachita Mountains and flowing east, south, and southeast into the Red River in E Louisiana. Length: 974 km (605 miles)
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