Definition of Oklahoma in English:

Oklahoma

Syllabification: O·kla·ho·ma
Pronunciation: /ˌōkləˈhōmə
 
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A state in the southwestern central US, north of Texas; population 3,642,361 (est. 2008); capital, Oklahoma City; statehood, Nov. 16, 1907 (46). In 1803, most of it was acquired from the French as part of the Louisiana Purchase.

Derivatives

Oklahoman

noun & adjective
More example sentences
  • A recent poll found that only 26 percent of Oklahomans favored reparations even if no tax dollars were used, while 57 percent were against reparations regardless of funding.
  • Windstorms are a subject we Oklahomans are supposed to understand - but wind doesn't have to assume a funnel shape to be annoying.
  • ‘The guy,’ said Patton, 37, a cigar-smoking Oklahoman, ‘has been a gold mine.’

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