from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An upland region of the south-central United States extending from southwest Missouri across northwest Arkansas into eastern Oklahoma. Parts of the Ozarks are scenic tourist attractions.
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- n. an area of low mountains in northwestern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri and northeastern Oklahoma
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Forests cover most of the Ozark Plateau and the Ouachita Mountains; they become progressively more stunted and open westward.
Crowley's Ridge is the only natural high ground between the Mississippi River and the Ozark Plateau.
Comments: Benton County is located in the northwest corner of Arkansas; Benton County borders Missouri and Oklahoma and is part of the Ozark Plateau.
Part of the Ozark Plateau, Pulaski County's 551 square-miles of rough terrain is dotted by miles of state highways, county back roads and endless bridges that cross part of Missouri's nearly 1,000 miles of navigable waterways.
High on a hill, guests can enjoy vistas of the Ozark Plateau.
The Arkansas Valley (37) separates the Ozark Plateau from the Ouachita Mountains.