Definition of South Dakota in English:

South Dakota

Line breaks: South Da¦kota
Pronunciation: /saʊθdəˈkəʊtə
A state in the north central US; population 804,194 (est. 2008); capital, Pierre. Acquired partly by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, it became a part of the former Dakota Territory in 1861. It separated from North Dakota in 1889, becoming the 40th state of the US.


South Dakotan

noun & adjective
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  • Each slogan landed with the force of a punch and won cheers from a largely conservative crowd of South Dakotan students.
  • Women were not welcome in nineteenth-century South Dakotan bars, but she was a permanent fixture, wearing men's clothes, chewing tobacco, swearing, telling highly improbable anecdotes, and drinking like there was no tomorrow.
  • Perhaps partly she gets into trouble because the mysteries are irredeemably small town and South Dakotan.

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Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up