American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A state of the north-central United States in the Great Lakes region. It was admitted as the 17th state in 1803. In prehistoric times Mound Builders inhabited the region, which was first explored by La Salle in 1669. The French-British rivalry for control of the area led to the last of the French and Indian Wars (1754-1763), in which the French were defeated. Ohio was part of the vast area ceded to the United States by the Treaty of Paris in 1783 and became part of the Old Northwest by the Ordinance of 1787. It became a separate territory in 1799. Columbus is the capital and Cleveland the largest city. Population: 11,500,000.
- n. A state of the United States of America. Capital and largest city: Columbus.
- n. A river flowing SW from Pennsylvania to the Mississippi River in Illinois.
- n. a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
- n. a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
- From Seneca ohiːyo', a proper name derived from ohiːyoːh (« good river »). (Wiktionary)
“BRUNNER TO HUFFPOST HILL: OHIO STRATEGY BACKFIRED ON DEMS - With Lee Fisher getting wiped out in his Ohio Senate race, we checked in with the state's attorney general, Jennifer Brunner, who lost a close primary race to Fisher.”
“OHIO: She can win Ohio out right, and win it by up to 10%, she will only gain five (5) more delegates than Obama will.”
“JIM, CLEVELAND, OHIO (via telephone): Yes, this is Jim from Cleveland, Ohio.”
“EVEN IF YOU DO NOT LIVE IN OHIO - IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ELECTION REFORM, Call, Email, and Write them now and demand some answers about why Senator Fedor has been punished for her years of exemplary service to the State of Ohio and to the issue of election reform.”
“BEWARE WHOSE COUNTING THE VOTES IN TEXAS AND OHIO yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'BEWARE WHOSE COUNTING THE VOTES IN TEXAS AND OHIO'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: The Washington Establishment, which includes the Bushes and Clintons, is beginning to get uneasy about the growing populist Obama movement and its obvious threat to the status quo ~ so don\'t rule out voting irregularities in Texas and Ohio.”
“Obama can still claim to have won many more states than Clinton, a very important component of the "math" that everyone is focusing on right now, but Clinton has won OHIO, and no candidate for President in the last 50 years has won the White House without winning Ohio.”
“And, unfortunately, she won't be able to eat these lovely cupcakes made in her honor because she has moved to OHIO...does Ohio have a primary?...and because she cannot eat salt...”
“ROSEMARY WILLIAMS, OHIO RESIDENT: It's expected, you know, because it is so under cover that people don't know that racism still existed in the United States let alone in Ohio.”
“CAROL PERKINS, OHIO VOTER: I wish someone would ask him, what would you do for the state of Ohio and Michigan if we run out of unemployment benefits to aid the people in our states that have been hit so hard.”
“CONGRESSWOMAN STEPHANIE TUBBS JONES (D), OHIO: I witnessed firsthand in my home state, Ohio, the widespread lengths that people have gone through in order to suppress votes.”
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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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