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Arkansas definition


State in the south-central United States bordered by Missouri to the north, the Mississippi River to the east, Louisiana to the south, and Texas and Oklahoma to the west. Its capital and largest city is Little Rock.

Note: One of the Confederate states during the Civil War.
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