Missourian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Missourian a native or resident of Missouri
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Usage

In literature:

At this point the free trader paused to assemble the Missourian.
"The Last Spike" by Cy Warman
The Frenchman in trade is a sort of Missourian.
"The War After the War" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
He was shot by the Missourians.
"A Chance Acquaintance" by W. D. Howells
The Missourians lost four killed and fifteen or twenty wounded.
"The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
The most of this ignorance and ferocity, however, was centered in the family of Dixons, a dark-skinned, unsavory group of Missourians.
"Prairie Folks" by Hamlin Garland
The most of this ignorance and ferocity, however, was centred in the family of Dixons, a dark-skinned, unsavory group of Missourians.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
Again the Missourians participated, and the Lecompton constitution was the result.
"Expansion and Conflict" by William E. Dodd
In the early part of the fall of the year 1838, the last disturbance between the Mormons and the Missourians commenced.
"Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" by Captain Marryat
The Missourian eyed them in silence, which was broken by the herb-doctor.
"The Confidence-Man" by Herman Melville
Some people are habitually behind "with their hauling," as the Missourians say.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
One was an American, the Missourian who had been the immediate cause of the fracas; the others were pelodos.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Immediately the Missourians saw an army behind the skirmish line advancing upon them.
""Shiloh" as Seen by a Private Soldier" by Warren Olney
The appellation "Piker," much used in the West in early days, synonymous of "Missourian," had its origin on these plains.
"Crossing the Plains, Days of '57" by William Audley Maxwell
On September 15, three regiments of Missourians with cannon attacked Lawrence.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
These Missourians were whole-souled, ample-natured males in many ways, but born with a habit of hasty shooting.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
Hodge Hode, like Eli, was a Puke, a Missourian.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Whether it was the unexpected demand, or a refusal of the Missourians to sell to free-State men, they could not determine.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
The ex-governor took the floor in behalf of the oppressed Missourians.
"Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865" by Ward Hill Lamon
But the Missourians are awake too.
"The Life Of Abraham Lincoln From His Birth To His Inauguration As President" by Ward H. Lamon
A few were expert marksmen from Kentucky, and with them were many hardy Missourians, with St. Louis men as leaders.
"The Awakening of the Desert" by Julius C. Birge
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In poetry:

One from Massachusetts shall be a Missourian's comrade;
From Maine and from hot Carolina, and another, an Oregonese, shall be
friends triune,
More precious to each other than all the riches of the earth.
"Over The Carnage" by Walt Whitman
One from Massachusetts shall be comrade to a Missourian,
One from Maine or Vermont, and a Carolinian and an Oregonese, shall
be friends triune, more precious to each other than all the
riches of the earth.
"States!" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Bill raises cigarette tax, eliminates tax for low-income Missourians.
To conservative southwest Missourians, it was just neat to watch a young Gipper on the silver screen.
Contribute to the Missourian and enter to win football tickets.
Deer hunt binds generations of Missourians.
0As one the most intense droughts in the Midwest drags on, plenty of Missourians are now looking into wells.
About 20 percent of Missourians live in areas where there aren't enough dentists , according to the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Robbery with a pen will continue to be legal in Missouri with the announcement Monday that Missourians for Responsible Lending had abandoned i. Missouri's tobacco tax is 17 cents per pack, by far the lowest in the nation.
Rush Limbaugh joins Hall of Famous Missourians.
Rush Limbaugh poses next to his bronze bust after his induction into the Hall of Famous Missourians.
Missourians took a bold stand last Tuesday against Obamacare.
The Washington Missourian reports that a new reality TV program called "Methbusters" will feature the Franklin County officers.
Bill raises cigarette tax, eliminates tax for low- income Missourians.
The bill would give more than 200,000 Missourians health insurance.
Officials estimate this will provide educational opportunities for approximately 3,300 more Missourians.
Missourians narrowly defeated a measure to raise the state's cigarette tax, which pitted the American Cancer Society against cigarette manufacturers in the lead-up to Election Day.
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