mississippian

  • 1 Mississippian — [mis΄ə sip′ēən] adj. 1. of the Mississippi River 2. of the state of Mississippi 3. [sometimes m ] designating or of the first geologic subdivision of the Carboniferous Period, characterized by the development of vast limestone deposits, an… …

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  • 2 Mississippian — prop. n. 1. A geological period extending from from 310 million to 345 million years ago; it was associated with an increase of land areas, the presence of primitive ammonites, and emergence of winged insects; called also {Missippian period} and… …

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  • 3 Mississippian — For other uses, see Mississippian (disambiguation). Not to be confused with the Mississippian period describing the dominance of the Mississippian culture. System Subsystem/ Series Stage Age (Ma) Permian Cisuralian Asselian …

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  • 4 Mississippian — adjective Etymology: Mississippi River Date: 1835 1. of or relating to Mississippi, its people, or the Mississippi River 2. of, relating to, or being the period of the Paleozoic era in North America following the Devonian and preceding the… …

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  • 5 Mississippian — /mis euh sip ee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the state of Mississippi or the Mississippi River. 2. Geol. noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era, occurring from about 345 million to 310 million years ago and characterized as… …

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  • 6 Mississippian — 1. adjective a) Of a geologic epoch within the Carboniferous period from about 359 to 318 million years ago; marked by glaciation and the appearance of the first trees. b) Of, or pertaining to, Mississippi or its culture 2 …

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  • 7 Mississippian — Mis•sis•sip•pi•an [[t]ˌmɪs əˈsɪp i ən[/t]] adj. 1) geg of or pertaining to the state of Mississippi or the Mississippi River 2) gel noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era, occurring from about 345 million to 310 million years ago… …

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  • 8 Mississippian — /mɪsəˈsɪpiən/ (say misuh sipeeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to the state of Mississippi or the Mississippi river. 2. (in North America) of, relating to or formed in the lower of two subdivisions of the Carboniferous period. –noun 3. Geology… …

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  • 9 Mississippian — System Subsystem Stufe ≈ Alter (mya) höher höher höher jünger Karbon Pennsylvanium Gzhelium …

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  • 10 mississippian — n. resident of Mississippi (USA) adj. of Mississippi (USA) …

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  • 11 Mississippian — adjective 1》 relating to the US state of Mississippi. 2》 Geology of or denoting the early part of the Carboniferous period in North America. 3》 Archaeology of or denoting a settled culture of the south eastern US, dated to AD 800–1300. noun a… …

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  • 12 mississippian — mis·sis·sip·pi·an …

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  • 13 Mississippian — noun 1. from 345 million to 310 million years ago; increase of land areas; primitive ammonites; winged insects • Syn: ↑Missippian period, ↑Lower Carboniferous, ↑Lower Carboniferous period • Instance Hypernyms: ↑period, ↑geological period …

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  • 14 Mississippian culture pottery — is the ceramic tradition of the Mississippian culture (800 to 1600 CE) found as artifacts in archaeological sites in the American Midwest and Southeast. It is often characterized by the adoption and use of riverine (or more rarely marine) shell… …

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  • 15 Mississippian Railway Cooperative — Mississippian Railway Reporting mark MSRW Locale Amory to Fulton, Mississippi Dates of operation 1926–present Track gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) ( …

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  • 16 Mississippian culture — A map showing approximate areas of various Mississippian and related cultures. The Mississippian culture was a mound building Native American culture that flourished in what is now the Midwestern, Eastern, and Southeastern United States from… …

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  • 17 Mississippian stone statuary — Map showing geographical extent of Mississippian stone statues The Mississippian stone statuary are artifacts of polished stone in the shape of human figurines made by members of the Mississippian culture (800 to 1600 CE) and found in… …

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  • 18 Mississippian culture — Last major prehistoric cultural development in North America, с AD 800–1550. It spread over much of the southeast and the mid continent, especially in the major river valleys. It was based on intensive cultivation of corn, beans, squash, and… …

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  • 19 Mississippian (disambiguation) — The Mississippian was an epoch of the Carboniferous Period lasting from roughly 360 to 325 million years ago. Mississippian may also refer to: Mississippian culture, a culture of Native American mound builders from 900 to 1500 AD Mississippian… …

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  • 20 Mississippian Railway — Infobox SG rail railroad name=Mississippian Railway logo filename= logo size= old gauge= marks=MSRW locale=Amory to Fulton, Mississippi start year=1926 end year=present hq city=Fulton, MississippiThe Mississippian Railway is a short line railroad …

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