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

  • A river, about 780 km (485 mi) long, of central and southern Mississippi flowing southwest then south to the Gulf of Mexico. Its lower course forms part of the Mississippi-Louisiana border.
  • See Zhu Jiang.

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

  • n. a river in southeast China that flows into the South China Sea
  • n. a river in Mississippi that flows southward to the Gulf of Mexico


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