Definition of Oklahoma in English:


Line breaks: Okla|homa
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊkləˈhəʊmə
A state in the south central US, north of Texas; population 3,642,361 (est. 2008); capital, Oklahoma City. In 1803 it was acquired from the French as part of the Louisiana Purchase. It became the 46th state of the US in 1907.



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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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