Definition of Prairie state

1. Noun. A midwestern state in north-central United States.


Definition of Prairie state

1. Proper noun. Illinois ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie State

PrPs
Pracrit
Pracrits
Prader-Willi syndrome
Pradesh
Praetorian
Praetorian Guard
Praetorians
Prag
Prague
Praguian
Praguians
Praha
Praia
Prairial
Prairie State
Prajapati
Prajesh
Prakash
Prakrit
Prakritic
Prakrits
Prangli
Prato
Praunus
Pravachol
Praxiteles
Prayer of Azariah and Song of the Three Children
Prayer of Manasseh
Pre-Cana

Literary usage of Prairie state

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1. Pages from the Early History of the West and Northwest: Embracing by Stephen R. Beggs (1868)
"Illinois is properly called the prairie state; as it is, generally speaking, one vast prairie, intersected by strips of woods, chiefly confined to the banks ..."

2. A Hand Book of Iowa: Or The Discovery, Settlement, Geographical Location by Charles Ashton, James Ott Crosby, J. W. Jarnagin (1893)
"Iowa was early known as a prairie state. Its broad, treeless areas were its glory. Its prairies were not in their natural condition vast marshes, ..."

3. Oddities of Colonial Legislation in America: As Applied to the Public Lands by John Brown Dillon, Ben Douglass (1879)
"Popular name, " The Sucker, or prairie state." MICHIGAN. Michigan is divided, by the lake of the same name, into two large peninsulas, ..."

4. Oddities of Colonial Legislation in America: As Applied to the Public Lands by John Brown Dillon, Ben Douglass (1879)
"Popular name, " The Sucker, or prairie state." MICHIGAN. Michigan is divided, by the lake of the same name, into two large peninsulas, the most northern of ..."

5. The Call of the Land: Popular Chapters on Topics of Interest to Farmers by Elisha Benjamin Andrews (1913)
"... CHAPTER X INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION IN A prairie state UNLIKE what is called liberal education, which aims straight at personal development, ..."

6. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1861 Illinois, the " prairie state," proved that she was as rich in her plantations as in her resources.—OJ Victor, ' Hist. of the So. Rebellion,' i. 166. ..."

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