Ozarks

Ozarks

[oh-zahrks]
noun
a recreational lake in S central Missouri, created by a 1931 dam on the Osage River. 93 sq. mi. (242 sq. km).
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Ozark

[oh-zahrk]
noun
a town in SE Alabama.
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Ozark Mountains or Ozarks (ˈəʊzɑːk, ˈəʊzɑːks)
 
pl n
Also called: Ozark Plateau an eroded plateau in S Missouri, N Arkansas, and NE Oklahoma. Area: about 130 000 sq km (50 000 sq miles)
 
Ozarks or Ozarks
 
pl n

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Ozark
mountains of southcentral United States, from Fr. aux Arcs, short for aux Arkansas "to the Arkansas (Indians)," who once inhabited that region. See Arkansas.
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