Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to Illinois, one of the United States.
  • n. A resident of Illinois.

Etymologies

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From Illinois + -an.

Examples

  • Scales declined to speak to The Southern Illinoisan at his university office Monday morning.

    jAMES SCALES

  • Attempts by The Southern Illinoisan to reach Scales for comment on

    jAMES SCALES

  • Levee Blasted to Ease Water Levels Paul Newton/The Southern Illinoisan/Associated Press Crews with the Illinois Department of Transportation put gravel down on a closed portion of U.S. 51 south of Cairo, Ill., Monday to fill in holes in the road.

    Engineers Prepare for Next Levee Explosion

  • Paul Newton/The Southern Illinoisan/Associated Press Crews with the Illinois Department of Transportation put gravel down on a closed portion of U.S. 51 south of Cairo, Ill., Monday to fill in holes in the road.

    Levee Blasted to Ease Water Levels

  • Paul Newton/The Southern Illinoisan/Associated Press This aerial photo shows the threat of massive flooding after the Birds Point Levee was breached.

    Record Flooding in Photos

  • They have besmirched the good name of an Illinoisan, Roland Burris.

    Major Hurdle May Be Cleared for Illinois Senate Appointment - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • As a native Illinoisan and friend of many a former student transplant, I think they should have every right to caucus, but voting is another matter.

    Matthew Yglesias » Retiring Yepsen

  • As an Illinoisan, I find it disgusting that the press refuses to report on his political history (he knocked off all early political opponents in his first election through disqualifying petition signatures on technicalities, and struck a deal with Emil Jones that got him appointed legislation worked on originally by others to raise his political profile).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Justice Kagan I Presume?

  • Unlike the not-in-my-backyard litigious folk of Massachusetts, this Illinoisan with a clear view of Lake Michigan cannot wait to have a wind farm in my front yard.

    Wind turbines off Cape Cod will ruin national treasure

  • As Election Day approaches, Brady, the Republican candidate, holds a lead in most polls of the governor's race, despite having views on social issues significantly to the right of the average Illinoisan.

    Bill Brady: Let Schools Teach Creationism

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