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Illinois

Pronunciation: /ˌɪlɪˈnɔɪ/
A state in the Middle West of the US; population 12,901,563 (est. 2008); capital, Springfield. It was colonized by the French but was ceded to Britain in 1763. It was acquired by the US in 1783 and became the 21st state in 1818.

Words that rhyme with Illinois

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