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Kansas

Syllabification: Kan·sas
Pronunciation: /ˈkanzəs
 
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Definition of Kansas in English:

A state in the central US; population 2,802,134 (est. 2008); capital, Topeka; statehood, Jan. 29, 1861 (34). It was acquired by the US as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.

Derivatives

Kansan

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • Kansas matters, and Kansans care about values.
  • A plurality (three-eighths) of Kansans with children in public schools supported the board's 1999 decision.
  • A century later Kansans are still raising hell.

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