Definition of Kansas

1. Noun. A state in midwestern United States.




2. Noun. A member of the Siouan people of the Kansas river valley in Kansas.
Exact synonyms: Kansa
Generic synonyms: Dhegiha

3. Noun. A river in northeastern Kansas; flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River.
Exact synonyms: Kansas River, Kaw River
Group relationships: Ks, Sunflower State
Generic synonyms: River

4. Noun. The Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Kansa.
Exact synonyms: Kansa
Generic synonyms: Dhegiha

Definition of Kansas

1. n. pl. A tribe of Indians allied to the Winnebagoes and Osages. They formerly inhabited the region which is now the State of Kansas, but were removed to the Indian Territory.

Definition of Kansas

1. Proper noun. A state of the mid United States of America. Capital: Topeka. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Kansas

1. A tribe of Indians allied to the Winnebagoes and Osages. They formerly inhabited the region which is now the State of Kansas, but were removed to the Indian Territory. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kansas

kankite
kannakin
kanny
kanoite
kanonaite
kanone
kanonerovite
kanones
kanoodle
kanoodled
kanoodles
kanoodling
kanoon
kanoons
kans
kansas (current term)
kanses
kantar
kantars
kanted
kantela
kantelas
kantele
kanteles
kanten
kantens
kantha
kanthas
kantikoy
kantikoys

Literary usage of Kansas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"Appeals from the District Court of the United States for the District of kansas. Suit by John M. Landon, receiver of the kansas Natural Gas Company, ..."

2. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"All laws now of force in the Territory of kansas which are not repugnant to this ... All fines, penalties, and forfeitures to the Territory of kansas shall ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"This petition commenced: "Comes your petitioner, the kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis Railroad Company, and shows to the court" that the matter in ..."

4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1919)
"Arrests, if I remember correctly, were about 3000 in kansas, and that would give ... When the joints were closed in kansas City, kansas, it was thought it ..."

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