Definitions

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  • proper noun A state of the United States of America. Capital: Boise.
  • noun An Idaho potato.

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  • noun a state in the Rocky Mountains

Etymologies

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When a name was being selected for new territory, eccentric lobbyist George M. Willing suggested "Idaho," which he claimed was a Native American term meaning "gem of the mountains". It was later revealed Willing had made up the name himself.

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  • Here we have hernesheir's Idaho list.

    December 23, 2010

  • Hernesheir's beloved home state.

    December 23, 2010

  • Nice visuals.

    December 31, 2011