Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A state of the western United States. It was admitted as the 44th state in 1890. Acquired by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase (1803), Wyoming became a ranching center after the Union Pacific Railroad was established (1868). Cheyenne is the capital and the largest city. Population: 523,000.
  • A city of west-central Michigan, a manufacturing suburb of Grand Rapids. Population: 70,200.

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  • proper n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Cheyenne.

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  • n. a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east

Etymologies

Munsee xwé:wamənk ("at the big river flat") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • DAVID MILLER (R), WYOMING STATE HOUSE: I actually thought he'd talk about the hunting a little more because we would be a very, you know, receptive audience to that because, you know, the majority of Wyoming people hunt.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2006

  • DAVID MILLER (R), WYOMING STATE REPRESENTATIVE: I actually thought he would talk about the hunting a little more, because we were a very receptive audience to that, because the majority of Wyoming people hunt.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2006

  • THE PRESIDENT DECLARES A MAJOR DISASTER EXISTS IN THE STATE OF WYOMING The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Wyoming and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms beginning on October 31, 2000, and continuing through November 20, 2000.

    A Major Disaster Exists In The State Of Wyoming

  • WYOMING: Benefits 25,000 workers in Wyoming, representing 20.2 percent of all hourly workers in the state.

    Minimum Wage Raise Benefits On State By State Basis

  • WYOMING -- A man arrested late last week as police confiscated 330 pounds of marijuana, as well as cocaine, from a home in a Wyoming neighborhood, may have Mexican drug cartel connections, court records show.

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  • WYOMING - Bruce Rossmeyer, who opened Aspen Valley Harley Davidson in Aspen in 1995, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Wyoming on Thursday.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Reservoir IN CENTRAL WYOMING SOUTH OF CASPER on Google Earth / Google Maps relative to the larger Wyoming map found here:

    Think Progress » Lynne Cheney: Putting Scooter Libby On Trial ‘Does Not Reflect Well On Our Judicial System’

  • In fact, 43% of the land in Wyoming is federal and not state land. makkale Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Presidential Trouble

  • My family in Wyoming is mostly hardcore Republican and non church-going.

    Matthew Yglesias » Clinging to Religion

  • The only reason they haven't been delisted in Wyoming is because Wyoming can't seem to figure out how to write a descent management plan and they haven't proven that there are seperate genetic populations between Yellowstone wolves and other wolves in the area.

    It's beyond time to stop the madness!!

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