Yazoo

[yaz-oo, ya-zoo]
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noun

a city in W central Mississippi.
a river flowing SW from N Mississippi into the Mississippi River at Vicksburg. 188 miles (303 km) long.

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Contemporary Examples of yazoo

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Historical Examples of yazoo