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- proper n. The capital city of the state of Missouri, USA.
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- n. capital of the state of Missouri; located in central Missouri on the Missouri river
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University of Missouri proper, the state maintains the Lincoln Institution at Jefferson City for the education of negro children in agriculture and mechanic arts.
He carried him up to Jefferson City and placed him in charge of Uncle Dan, his horse trainer.
But when I got within about one hundred miles of Jefferson city, where I expected to take a St.amboat passage to St. Louis, I stopped over night at a hotel, where I met with a young white man who was traveling on to Jefferson City on horse back, and was also leading a horse with a saddle and bridle on.