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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Missouri on the Mississippi River south-southeast of St. Louis. It was founded in 1793. Population: 36,600.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a town in southeast Missouri


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  • Jacque Waller, a 39-year-old mother of 5-year-old triplets from the southeast Missouri town of Cape Girardeau, has been missing since June 1.

    Jacque Waller Missing: Husband Admits Killing Missouri Mom Of Triplets

  • Missouri officials moved in federal court in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Tuesday to block the plan, just as the Corps was seeking approval to move forward from the multistate Mississippi River Commission.

    Storms Take a Deadly Toll

  • Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. of the federal district court in Cape Girardeau, Mo., ruled Friday that the river commission, a combination of Army Corps and civilian engineers charged by Congress with flood- and navigation-control improvements, has the right to activate the decades-old Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway.

    Missouri Fights Levee Ruling

  • The state, which has argued the plan violated its clean-water laws and that the Corps hasn't done enough to consider alternatives, failed last week to persuade the federal district court in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and the federal appeals court in St. Louis to intervene.

    Levee Blast Still on Track

  • The Mississippi's spring floods inundated an estimated 6.5 million acres along a 1,000-mile stretch of winding river from Cape Girardeau, Mo., to the Mississippi's mouth in Louisiana, said corps spokesman Bob Anderson.

    Mississippi flooding may have spread invasive fish

  • The Mississippi at Cape Girardeau already had crested at about 34 feet — a couple of feet above flood stage — and continued its slow dropoff Tuesday, though it was possible the river could edge up there again next week, Lamm said.

    Army Corps keeps close watch on swollen Ohio River

  • Jim Dufek of Cape Girardeau, Mo., dished up his mother's caramel cinnamon rolls.

    In honor of Mother's Day, our readers dished dear Mom's recipes

  • This road under Interstate 55 was closed due to flooding Tuesday in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

    Levee Blasted to Ease Water Levels

  • Scott Olson/Getty Images Tom Armbrusder surveyed the water level on the road in front of his truck dealership Tuesday in Cape Girardeau.

    Levee Blasted to Ease Water Levels

  • Shown here, a mailbox was surrounded by floodwater on a service road along Interstate 55 Tuesday in Cape Girardeau.

    Levee Blasted to Ease Water Levels


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