Definition of Minnesota in English:


Line breaks: Min¦ne|sota
Pronunciation: /ˌmɪnɪˈsəʊtə
A state in the north central US, on the Canadian border; population 5,220,393 (est. 2008); capital, St Paul. It became the 32nd state of the US in 1858.



noun & adjective
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  • About 2.5 million Minnesotans voted in the 2000 election, meaning those new registrants, if all of them voted, could constitute 2 percent to 3 percent of the electorate.
  • I have seen a lot of Thai, Vietnamese, and other Southeast Asian cookbooks in my day, but what's amazing about Crying Tiger is that it is made exactly, precisely, and specifically for Minnesotans.
  • These were well-paying jobs - averaging about $15 an hour, Macklin says - with workers providing services to Minnesotans who are still very much in need.

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