Definition of Indiana in English:


Line breaks: In¦di|ana
Pronunciation: /ˌɪndɪˈanə
A state in the Middle West of the US; population 6,376,792 (est. 2008); capital, Indianapolis. It was colonized by the French in the 18th century and ceded to Britain in 1763. It passed to the US in 1783 and became the 19th state in 1816.



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  • Indeed, by the end of the 10th day - as the racers reached Provo, Utah - the overall leaders were Glen Lange and Stuart Curtis, two Indianans in a 1919 Essex Racer.
  • Worse, far worse, the crowd was armed with towels; strong men grow weak when they glimpse Indianans politely sitting in seats holding towels.
  • They were called ‘Hoosier's men’ and eventually all Indianans were called Hoosiers.

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