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[trans-mis-uh-sip-ee, tranz-]
  1. across or beyond the Mississippi River.
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Related formstrans-Mis·sis·sip·i·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for trans-mississippi

Historical Examples of trans-mississippi

  • The President asked what assistance might be expected from the trans-Mississippi.

    Destruction and Reconstruction:

    Richard Taylor

  • The great northwest and trans-Mississippi territory was not yet opened up.

  • The Trans-Mississippi department numbered fifty thousand men.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

  • Mr. Memminger has sent a press to the trans-Mississippi country, to issue paper money there.

  • Gen. Hood also urges the reinforcing of his army from the trans-Mississippi Department.