A state in the northwestern US that borders on the Canadian province of British Columbia on the north and that includes part of the Rocky Mountains; population 1,523,816 (est. 2008); capital, Boise; statehood, July 3, 1890 (43). It was explored by Lewis and Clark in 1805 and was crossed by the Oregon Trail that ended at Fort Vancouver in Washington.
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- No one has been injured, but there have been reports of property damage, cracking plaster, shaking items off shelves and awakening Idahoans.
- By fall 1942 Idahoans located possible prison camp sites, which, they believed, should be a few miles from a railroad terminal, ‘reasonably close’ to a small town, and cover approximately 350 acres.
- Equally disastrous in his opinion was a scenario in which the YIA monopolized Yellowstone Lake, and Idahoans demanded the park's Lewis, Shoshone, and Heart lakes as their ‘spoils.’
Pronunciation: /-ˌhōən/noun & adjective
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