Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the State of Kansas.
  • In geology, noting an epoch or subdivision of the glacial period of which the deposits are found in Kansas.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of the State of Kansas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective of or pertaining to Kansas.
  • proper noun a resident of Kansas.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, or pertaining to, Kansas or its culture.
  • noun An inhabitant or a resident of the state of Kansas.

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

  • noun a native or resident of Kansas

Etymologies

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Kansas +‎ -an

Examples

  • He said he would be preferred to be called a Kansan.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • I was impressed that the representative from Western Kansas would take the time to call another Kansan who lived outside his district.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • For more information about submitting photographs, call the Kansan at 283-1500.

    The Newton Kansan Home RSS

  • The steamer "Kansan" was torpedoed, and sank with the whole first shipment of supplies and equipment for the Y M C A huts in France.

    With Our Soldiers in France

  • Mr. Obama, born in Hawaii to a Kenyan father and Kansan mother, made Chicago his political home.

    Pawlenty's Homespun Tale

  • A half-Kenyan, half-Kansan politician can self-identify as black and be elected president of the United States.

    The End of White America?

  • The rose gold Kansan sunset draped the two-story buildings along Main and the parked cars back along Central.

    Bear Circuit

  • Over the course of the book, the modest Kansan Eisenhower grows in stature in line with the American ideal, while the older and wealthier Patton ­becomes a smaller figure.

    An American Triple Threat

  • One judge, a Kansan appointed by President John F. Kennedy, is over 100.

    Wonkbook: Day two of the repeal fight

  • Plucking him from an outpost in Texas, Marshall pulled the talented Kansan into the Army's planning cortex before dispatching him to lead the invasions of North Africa, Sicily, Italy and France.

    Casting the Plan For Victory

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