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Ozark Mountains


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

  • n. an area of low mountains in northwestern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri and northeastern Oklahoma


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  • West Plains, a city of 12,000, sits in the heart of the Ozark Mountains and mule-jumping territory.

    The Bar Is High for These Stubborn Competitors

  • That changes Friday with the opening of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, an elaborate edifice built with Walton money that is luring boutique hotels, trendy restaurants and art galleries to this corner of the Ozark Mountains.

    Wal-Mart's Home Gets Artsy

  • Now living in the Ozark Mountains with her husband of thirty-six years, and armed with a keen insight about people and relationships, her passion for writing ignited.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • Other best-actress nominees are Nicole Kidman as a grieving mother in "Rabbit Hole"; Jennifer Lawrence as a teen trying to find her missing father amid the Ozark Mountains' criminal underbelly in "Winter's Bone"; and Michelle Williams as a wife in a failing marriage in "Blue Valentine."

    Oscars 2011 Nominations List

  • After two years of college, he dropped out and moved to the Ozark Mountains in Missouri.

    Subhankar Banerjee: Who Is Tim DeChristopher? From Coal Belt, Through Mountain Trails, on Route to a Prison Cell

  • This custom survived until relatively recently in the Ozark Mountains where girls washed their face in May dew at sunrise so that they might marry the man of their desire.

    Donna Henes: May Day: A Bawdy Festival of Fertility

  • The music, you know, both of the indigenous art forms in music that come to the United States, you know, hillbilly music and folk music came over from England and Scotland and Ireland into the Appalachian Mountains and the Ozark Mountains where I was raised.

    Charlie Haden: A Bassist With A Country Pedigree

  • Writer and bookseller living in the Ozark Mountains in rural Arkansas

    Daniel Krotz: Shooting Fish in a Barrel: Stephen King and Under the Dome

  • "Winter's Bone," which won the top prize at last winter's Sundance Film Festival, also earned a best-actress nomination for Lawrence, who stars as an Ozark Mountains teen on a desperate search through the region's criminal underbelly to find her missing father and save her family home.

    FILM: Spirit Awards 2011 Nominations Announced

  • Sometimes dubbed "Little Switzerland" for its hilly environs in the Ozark Mountains, the community is situated near two sprawling man-made lakes — Beaver Lake and Table Rock Lake — that draw boating, diving and fishing enthusiasts to their shores.

    Ozark Outpost


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