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Cornhusker State

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  • proper n. Nickname of the U.S. state of Nebraska.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a midwestern state on the Great Plains

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Examples

  • Bruning is the frontrunner in the Republican primary race to win the seat in the Cornhusker State.

    Citizens United Endorses Jon Bruning In 2012 Nebraska Senate Race

  • Teresa Scanlan won a $50,000 scholarship and a yearlong run with the crown at the competition Saturday night at the Planet Hollywood casino-resort in Las Vegas, giving the Cornhusker State its first-ever win at the pageant.

    Teresa Scanlan, Miss Nebraska, Wins 2011 Miss America Pageant (PHOTOS)

  • He went on to insist, still with a straight face, that California's lop-sided Democratic congressional delegation (Democrats, including the speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, outnumber Republicans 34-19) "should either vote against this bill that is a disaster for California or get in there and fight for the same sweetheart deal that Sen. Nelson of Nebraska got for the Cornhusker State."

    Sherry Bebitch Jeffe: Biting the Fed's Hand Won't Bring Money to California

  • (North Carolina was last in 1993, 18 years after that bastion of progressivism that is the Cornhusker State.)

    Patrick Sauer: What Is Resposnsible for Rihanna's Beating? Feminism!

  • State nicknames give insight into these respective characters, from the blessed (The Golden State,) to the agrarian (The Cornhusker State,) to the ripe for mocking (The Beaver State.)

    Ted Goeglein: Florida: The Do-Over State

  • Last week, a judge in Nebraska threw out a 2007 lawsuit filed against God by state Sen. Ernie Chambers, who had sought a permanent injunction against the Almighty for bringing "acts of terrorism" against the Cornhusker State.

    Cathleen Falsani: You Can Sue God, But You Can't Win

  • And while ethanol has been a boon to his home state of Nebraska -- it is, after all, the Cornhusker State -- Buffett says he thinks it's not a good alternative.

    CNN Transcript May 5, 2008

  • Anyway, if things aren't working out between you and your teen son or daughter, a hasty family vacation to the Cornhusker State may be just the ticket.

    Genocide Twice, Shame on Me

  • That new path will skirt around the environmentally fragile Nebraska sandhills, appeasing some of the activists - and Cornhusker State politicians - who balked at the original plan.

    NYDN Rss

  • The new path will skirt around the environmentally fragile Nebraska sand hills, a change that would appease some of the activists - and Cornhusker State politicians - who balked at the original plan.

    NYDN Rss

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