Definition of Missouri river
1. Noun. The longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis. "The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers together form the third longest river in the world"
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: River
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Missouri River
Literary usage of Missouri river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1910)
"In the case at bar the missouri river is added as a basing point in the making of rates for the transportation of merchandise originating east of the ..."
2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"The Indians, who had been concentrated on and near the missouri river, about fifty miles above this post, had meantime crossed to the south-west side of the ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"And from this line as a base we run lines West to find the old missouri river bank on the Nebraska side, By First Commencing at the stake set at the 80.00 ..."
4. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress: With by Clara Egli Le Gear, Philip Lee Phillips, Library of Congress Map Division (1920)
"missouri river from Pryor's [Mitchell's] creek [Montana] to the Three Forks of the ... missouri river from Gass's [Hot Springs] creek to Three Forks; ..."
5. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"Disap- trip to the upper course of the missouri river, the steam- ... These two roads touched the missouri river at two points in western Missouri, ..."