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

  • Lake of theOzarks A lake of central Missouri formed by Bagnell Dam (completed 1931) on the Osage River.

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  • n. Plural form of Ozark.

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


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  • Selling business machines in the Ozarks was a challenge, but Mr. Opel did well enough that IBM gave him a new job monitoring manufacturing operations.

    Former IBM CEO Dies

  • Call the Ozarks "middle America" if you have to, but don't call it middlebrow.

    Art in the Ozarks

  • His grandparents were fairly lucky, having a dairy farm, and even if it wasn't selling, they at least always had fresh milk and butter; they even had an apple orchard, as Granpa Jack was fond of saying the Ozarks were the best hills in the world for growing sweet apples.

    Go to Jesus

  • I always thought that College of the Ozarks was a very progressive institution.

    No media allowed at Palin speech in Missouri

  • The novel is set here in Redding, in what I like to call the Ozarks of California, and my wife assures me it will get us tarred, feathered and run out of town on a rail.

    Where's the funny part?

  • The copperhead is plentiful here if you get to rocky areas, especially camping areas of the cons.dept. in Ozarks.

    Puff This!

  • The Ozarks were a particularly bleak place in the 1870s.

    'Mr. America'

  • With the opening of a retail store in downtown Petaluma and the publication of Gettle's first book, "The Heirloom Life Gardener" Hyperion, 2011, this entrepreneur from the Ozarks is the rising star of the seed-saving movement.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The sale price was announced on Monday by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, which is overseeing fund-raising for more than 20 different needs in Joplin, including school buildings and supplies.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Well, hiking trails in the Ozarks are a great place to start. Front Page


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