Ozark

[oh-zahrk]

Ozark Mountains

plural noun
  1. a group of low mountains in S Missouri, N Arkansas, and NE Oklahoma.
Also called O·zarks.
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Ozark Mountains

Ozarks (ˈəʊzɑːks)

pl n
  1. an eroded plateau in S Missouri, N Arkansas, and NE Oklahoma. Area: about 130 000 sq km (50 000 sq miles)Also called: Ozark Plateau
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Word Origin and History for ozark

Ozark

mountains of southcentral United States, said to be from French aux Arcs, short for aux Arkansas "to the Arkansas (Indians)," who once inhabited that region. See Arkansas.

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