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Oregon

Line breaks: Ore¦gon
Pronunciation: /ˈɒrɪɡ(ə)n
 
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Definition of Oregon in English:

A state in the north-western US, on the Pacific coast; population 3,790,060 (est. 2008); capital, Salem. British claims to Oregon were formally ceded to the US in 1846 and it became the 33rd state in 1859.

Derivatives

Oregonian

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Pronunciation: /ˌɒrɪˈɡəʊnɪən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • At the outset, Oregonians trade salmon, lumber and apples to Californians for their avocados, lettuce and wine.
  • The Corsair softly chuckles by venetian blinds, sipping an Oregonian wine, a three quarter profile showing in silhouette.
  • I do generally think that on many (though not all) issues Oregonians should be deciding what's allowed in Oregon and Tennesseans should be deciding what's allowed in Tennessee.

Words that rhyme with Oregon

Branigan • Michigan

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