- Lake of the, a recreational lake in S central Missouri, created by a 1931 dam on the Osage River. 93 sq. mi. (242 sq. km).
- a town in SE Alabama.
- a group of low mountains in S Missouri, N Arkansas, and NE Oklahoma.
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Contemporary Examples of ozarks
Why did you switch the setting from the Ozarks to Louisiana?True Detective Director Cary Fukunaga’s Journey from Pro Snowboarder to Hollywood’s Most Wanted
February 26, 2014
The Dickens of the Ozarks talks jazz, how his first book was published, and what he always carries with him.Daniel Woodrell: How I Write
September 4, 2013
Have you used your book money and movie royalties to build the biggest house in the Ozarks?
Woodrell and his wife, the novelist Katie Estill, live in the Ozarks, where we recently caught up with him.
Has your family been in the Ozarks as long as anyone can remember?
Historical Examples of ozarks
In the northern part of Arkansas we come to the foothills of the Ozarks.The Negro Farmer
He wished that they were many miles on their way to the camp in the Ozarks.The Hunters of the Ozark
Edward S. Ellis
The air to-day was wholesome; to-morrow it might be as full of lead as the Ozarks!The Sunset Trail
Alfred Henry Lewis
Time passed, and other settlers began to invade the seclusion of the Ozarks.
Was it the same person that warned you that you were being pursued in the Ozarks?
- 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
Word Origin and History for ozarks
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.