from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plural of Kansa.
- A state of the central United States. It was admitted as the 34th state in 1861. Organized as a territory by the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, it became a virtual battleground, known as Bleeding Kansas, for free and slave factions (1854-1859). Kansas was finally admitted as a free state. Topeka is the capital and Wichita the largest city. Population: 2,780,000.
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- proper n. A state of the mid United States of America. Capital: Topeka.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A state of the central United States, bordering the Mississippi River to the west.
- plural proper n. A tribe of Indians allied to the Winnebagoes and Osages. They formerly inhabited the region which is now the State of Kansas, but were removed to the Indian Territory.
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- n. a river in northeastern Kansas; flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
- n. the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Kansa
- n. a state in midwestern United States
- n. a member of the Siouan people of the Kansas river valley in Kansas
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