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MO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does MO mean? 

MO (noun)
  The noun MO has 2 senses:

1. a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
2. a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union

  Familiarity information: MO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MO (noun)


Sense 1Mo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 42; Mo; molybdenum

Hypernyms ("Mo" is a kind of...):

metal; metallic element (any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.)

Holonyms ("Mo" is a substance of...):

molybdenite (a mineral resembling graphite that is valued as the chief source of molybdenum and its compounds)


Sense 2MO [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Missouri; Show Me State; MO

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "MO"):

White; White River (a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri)

Saint Francis; Saint Francis River; St. Francis; St. Francis River (a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas)

Osage; Osage River (a river in Missouri that is a tributary of the Missouri River)

Springfield (a city of southwestern Missouri)

Sedalia (a town in east central Missouri)

Gateway to the West; Saint Louis; St. Louis (the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century)

Saint Joseph; St. Joseph (a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express)

Poplar Bluff (a town in southeast Missouri)

Kansas City (a city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River; adjacent to Kansas City, Kansas)

capital of Missouri; Jefferson City (capital of the state of Missouri; located in central Missouri on the Missouri river)

Independence (a city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail)

Hannibal (a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain)

Columbia (a university town in central Missouri)

Cape Girardeau (a town in southeast Missouri)

Holonyms ("MO" is a part of...):

middle west; Midwest; midwestern United States (the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America))

Holonyms ("MO" is a member of...):

Confederacy; Confederate States; Confederate States of America; Dixie; Dixieland; South (the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861)


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