Definition of Kansas in English:

Kansas

Line breaks: Kan¦sas
Pronunciation: /ˈkanzəs
 
/
A state in the central US; population 2,802,134 (est. 2008); capital, Topeka. Acquired as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, it became the 34th state of the US in 1861.

Derivatives

Kansan

adjective & noun
More 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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