Definition of Oregon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒrɪɡ(ə)n/
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.

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