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  • proper n. A nickname of the US state of Missouri.

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

  • n. a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union


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  • The Show Me State will lose a congressional seat this year because of slow population growth.

    There Comes a Time When People Just Have to Set Boundaries

  • Such has been the case in Missouri, the Show Me State, where citizen patriots are working to amend the state constitution to return to paper ballots, hand counted, with citizen oversight.

    Election Fraud: An Expose and A Solution

  • In the yearbook of Campaign 2006, the Show Me State would earn the dubious superlative “most likely to have voting disputes.”

    Eye on the Senate - The Caucus Blog -

  • In the Show Me State, we're going to show you the projected winner in the Senate race here, Claire McCaskill.

    CNN Transcript Nov 8, 2006

  • ZAHN: Coming up: a pair of Republican senators who are in big trouble -- our next stop is the Show Me State, where actor Michael J. Fox and a tough-talking Democratic candidate have a Republican senator running for his political life.

    CNN Transcript Oct 30, 2006

  • It's no stretch to assume that had early voting existed in the Show Me State, it would've kept its "bellwether" status by flipping Blue.

    Daily Kos

  • (END VIDEO CLIP) HARRIS: CNN's Candy Crowley has the story from the Show Me State, straight ahead in the NEWSROOM.

    CNN Transcript Nov 3, 2006


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