- a town in SE Alabama.
- a group of low mountains in S Missouri, N Arkansas, and NE Oklahoma.
- an eroded plateau in S Missouri, N Arkansas, and NE Oklahoma. Area: about 130 000 sq km (50 000 sq miles)Also called: Ozark Plateau
mountains of southcentral United States, said to be from French aux Arcs, short for aux Arkansas “to the Arkansas (Indians),” who once inhabited that region. See Arkansas.