American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A state of the northern United States bordering on Lake Superior and on Manitoba and Ontario, Canada. It was admitted as the 32nd state in 1858. First explored by the French in the mid-17th century, the area became part of the United States through the Treaty of Paris (1783) and the Louisiana Purchase (1803). St. Paul is the capital and Minneapolis the largest city. Population: 5,200,000.
- n. A north-central state of the United States of America. West of Wisconsin, north of Iowa, east of South Dakota and North Dakota; south of the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario. The capital is Saint Paul.
- n. a midwestern state
- From Siouan mní (water) + sóta (hazy, smokey, turbid): "cloudy water." (Wiktionary)
“AL FRANKEN (D), MINNESOTA SENATE CANDIDATE: After 62 days of careful and painstaking hand inspection of nearly three million ballots after hours and hours of hard work by election officials and volunteers across this state, I am proud to stand before you as the next senator from Minnesota.”
“AL FRANKEN (D), MINNESOTA SENATE CANDIDATE: After 62 days of careful and painstaking hand inspection of nearly 3 million ballots after hours and hours of hard work by election officials and volunteers across this state, I am proud to stand before you as the next senator from Minnesota.”
“ELWYN TINKLENBERG, (D) MINNESOTA CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE: Well, this is something that has been a part of her character here in Minnesota for a long time.”
“THOMAS HUNTLEY (D), MINNESOTA STATE REPRESENTATIVE: I started out just thinking it was wrong to use our taxpayer dollars to hire people in New Delhi, when we're firing them in New Ulm, Minnesota, but I've got more feedback on this legislation than anything I've done in the past.”
“ELMER ANDERSON, FORMER MINNESOTA GOVERNOR: Minnesota has believed in history.”
“TERRY VENTURA, FIRST LADY OF MINNESOTA: The earliest I can recall was when I was 2 years old and my grandmother put me on a horse, an old draft horse type at her farm in southern Minnesota.”
“Dakotas or Sioux in Minnesota as they were in 1834_ in the _Minnesota”
“Sioux in Minnesota as they were in 1834_ in the _Minnesota Historical”
“ Seymour's _Sketches of Minnesota, the New England of the West_, p. 117; Bishop's _Floral Home; or, First Years of Minnesota_, pp. 156, 157.”
“July 30th, 2010 MINNESOTA (GaeaTimes. com) -- Matt Capps is all set to move over to Minnesota”
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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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