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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minnesota; -- a nickname alluding to the abundance of gophers.

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

  • n. a midwestern state


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  • While the Gopher State is a long way from implementing any specific regulations, some of the changes under consideration are Antler Point Restrictions (APR's), moving firearms seasons out of the peak rut, and eliminating cross-tagging of bucks.

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  • The Gopher State and Cornhusker State can use their cranes to unload food and medicine from the incoming vessels.

    Navy Times - News

  • As a native and resident of the Gopher State, I'll admit to gazing across the Red River toward our neighbors in North Dakota and wondering what it feels like to be rolling in dough.

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