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Mississippi State Name Origin:

Ojibwe Wigwam - click to see all state name origins
Ojibwe wigwam; public domain image on Wikipedia. See All State Name Origins.

Mississippi - click to see all state name origins

What does the word Mississippi mean? The name Mississippi comes from the French "Messipi" - the French rendering of the Anishinaabe (Ojibwe or Algonquin) name for the river, "Misi-ziibi," meaning "Great River."

Mississippi map - click to see all state name origins
Mississippi Geology and Topography from USGS
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Mississippi USA - click to see all state name origins
Mississippi USA. See All State Name Origins.
Source:
Mississippi Quick Facts: Ben's Guide to US Government
Mississippi River: Wikipedia
Links:
Mississippi History: MS Department of Archives and History
Mississippi county name etymologies: Wikipedia
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Mississippi Symbols & Icons

mammal 1-2-3
bird - waterfowl  
butterfly - insect
flower - shell
wildflower
fish - reptile
fossil - stone
tree - soil

flag - seal
language- motto
museums
name - nickname
opera house
song - dance
beverage - toy
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