Definition of Iowa in English:

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Iowa

Pronunciation: /ˈīəwə/
A state in the northern central US, on the western banks of the Mississippi River; population 3,002,555 (est. 2008); capital, Des Moines; statehood, Dec. 28, 1846 (29). It was acquired as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.

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Syllabification: I·o·wa

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