from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river formed in northwest Mississippi and flowing 305 km (190 mi) south to join the Mississippi River at Vicksburg. The Yazoo River basin is separated from the Mississippi by natural levees.

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  • noun a river that rises in west central Mississippi and flows southwest to empty into the Mississippi River above Vicksburg


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