American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Iowa and southwest Minnesota, with present-day descendants in Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Siouan language of the Iowa.
- A state of the north-central United States. It was admitted as the 29th state in 1846. Part of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803, Iowa was organized as a separate territory in 1838. The Mound Builders lived in the area in prehistoric times. Des Moines is the capital and the largest city. Population: 2,990,000.
- n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Des Moines.
- n. One of the Native Americans formerly occupying the region now included in the state of Iowa.
- n. a member of the Siouan people formerly living in Iowa and Minnesota and Missouri
- n. a dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Iowa
- n. a state in midwestern United States
- From French Aiouez, an initial translation of the name for the Iowa tribe. (Wiktionary)
- From French ayoés, ultimately from Dakota ayúxba. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I know people point to IOWA polls and say, well yeah, Obama has been in Iowa, and he hasn't been to states like Massachussets and Minnesota.”
“ELIZABETH, CALLER FROM IOWA: Hi, this is Elizabeth and I ` m calling from Iowa.”
“CHET CULVER, IOWA: The entire Boy Scout nation not only across the states of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota where these men were from, but also across the United Nations of America.”
“IOWA FLOODS: Iowa farmers and livestock feeders have lost an estimated $3.5 billion to the floods that swept much of the state, a farm-industry group said.”
“ROB TULLY, EDWARDS 'IOWA CAUCUS CHAIRMAN: Well, I think the first reaction is as many of us here in Iowa, and I'm sure supporters all across the country, were disappointed.”
“CHET CULVER (D), IOWA: Well, Wolf, it really -- it really breaks your heart, you know, to see the massive devastation and destruction to the State of Iowa that I love so much and to see so many people that have been hurt.”
“TED SPORER, POLK COUNTY, IOWA, REPUBLICAN PARTY CHAIRMAN: If I were advising the Thompson campaign, I would say, you need to be in Iowa a lot more often than you have been, because while there was time to make up for the lost time, that time is now.”
“CHUCK LAUDNER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, IOWA REPUBLICAN PARTY: As the immigration issue plays out and candidates start to settle in -- into a position, you will see Iowa caucus-goers lining up behind them.”
“GORDON FISCHER, FORMER IOWA DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHANGE: You can get around and campaign in Iowa fairly inexpensively. and, so, I don't know that money is all that important.”
“GOVERNOR BILL RICHARDSON (D), IOWA: Iowa, for good reason, for constitutional reasons, for reasons related to the Lord, should be the first caucus and primary.”
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States in the U.S. for which there are associated lists on Wordnik. Someday I hope all fifty states will be listed here--if they're not already. (Inspired by Sufjan Stevens, who has his own Fifty S...
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Places named in Kristin Sweetland's song 'O Leander' (lyrics here). (Names of Native peoples presumably refer to what's left of their lands.)
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