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How All 50 States Got Their Names. BY Matt Soniak. ... The state's name means "Indian Land" or "Land of the Indians," named so for the Indian tribes that lived there when white settlers arrived ...

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How All 50 States Got Their Names. msn back to msn home lifestyle. web search. Skip To Navigation ... The state's name means "Indian Land" or "Land of the Indians," named so for the Indian tribes ...

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How All 50 U.S. States Got Their Names. ... in addition to that it has two official names which are Mexican Republic and the United Mexican States. Mexico has three names. Reply. Dana. June 28, 2014 8:27 pm Arkansas is wrong. The meaning is correct but the spelling is wrong. It use to be spelled Arkansaw and a newspaper reported changed it to ...

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Reader Adam from Fairfax, Virginia, wrote in to ask, "How did the US states get their names?" This week, we'll be tackling the origins and meanings of the names, 10 states at a time.

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The United States is made of fifty nifty individual states, with their own individual histories and names. Have you ever wondered where those names came from? After all - what's a Florida? We take ...

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I'll be totally honest, off of the top of my head, I can only name two states and their common nicknames. Texas: • The Barbecue Capital of the World -This one is because of Texas' large ranching industry, it's large number of former cattle drive t...

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A great number of state names are from American Indian tribes or nations which once occupied the areas that became states, or from words in their.

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Thanks Wikipedia! Hans lays some history on you in the internet's favorite format - A LIST! Enjoy..... _____ New to Professor Puppet?? Here are some of Han's playlists to get you started. Fun ...

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The islands may have been named by Hawaii Loa, their traditional discoverer. Or they may have been named after Hawaii or Hawaiki, the traditional home of the Polynesians. Idaho: An invented name whose meaning is unknown. The man who named it claimed it was from a Shoshone word, but later said it was made up. ... Names of State Residents ...

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Missouria is the name of an Indian tribe native to the state. Their tribal name came from the word mihsoori , which means "big canoe people.". Nebraska . Nibthaska or Nibrathka , which are the ...