Missouri (see pronunciations)—nicknamed The Show Me State—is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. Missouri is the 21st most extensive and the 18th most populous of the 50 United States. Missouri comprises 114 counties and the independent city of St. Louis.
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... Based on the 157-mile (253 km) marker at Missouri 79, when US 36 is upgraded to Interstate standards across Missouri, the future western terminus of I-72 would be at Cameron, Missouri at the intersection with I-3 ... The concept of I-72 across Missouri was to create the Chicago – Kansas City Expressway, a rural 4-lane highway across northern Missouri and west central Illinois from Cameron, Missouri at I-35 to Springfield ... The Missouri portion of this route is designated as part of High Priority Corridor 61 ...
... The concept of I-72 across Missouri was to create the Chicago – Kansas City Expressway, a rural four-lane highway across northern Missouri and west central Illinois from Cameron ... The Missouri portion of this route is designated as part of High Priority Corridor 61 ... Route 79, when US 36 is upgraded to Interstate standards across Missouri, the future western terminus of I-72 would be at Cameron, Missouri at the intersection with ...
... university became part of the University of Missouri System and $20 million of assets including 23 buildings were transferred to the University of Missouri ... At the same time the University of Missouri acquired the Normandy Residence Center in St ... Louis to form the University of Missouri-St ...
... The Associated Students of the University of Missouri is a student run organization that represents the students of all four UM system campuses in Jefferson City and ... It was created in 1975 by the Missouri Students Association ... an internship program that lobbies the Missouri General Assembly on a regular basis pertaining to student issues including equalizing the Access Missouri tuition grant ...
... The phrase "I'm from Missouri" means 'I'm skeptical of the matter and not easily convinced' ... I'm from Missouri, and you have got to show me." However, according to researchers, the phrase was in circulation earlier in the 1890s ... to another legend, the phrase was a reference to Missouri miners brought to Leadville, Colorado to take the place of striking miners and being unfamiliar with the mining methods there ...
More definitions of "Missouri":
- (noun): A member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the valley of the Missouri river in Missouri.
- (noun): The longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis.
Synonyms: Missouri River
- (noun): A dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Missouri people.
Famous quotes containing the word missouri:
“The traveller on the prarie is naturally a hunter, on the head waters of the Missouri and Columbia a trapper, and at the Falls of St. Mary a fisherman.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“Slavery is founded in the selfishness of mans natureopposition to it, is [in?] his love of justice.... Repeal the Missouri compromiserepeal all compromisesrepeal the declaration of independencerepeal all past history, you still can not repeal human nature. It still will be the abundance of mans heart, that slavery extension is wrong; and out of the abundance of his heart, his mouth will continue to speak.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)