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Ohio

O·hi·o

Ohio

pronunciation:
o haI o
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a state in the midwestern United States. Its capital is Columbus. (abbreviated: OH)
definition 2: a river of the eastern and central United States. It flows from Pennsylvania into the Mississippi River.
derivation: Ohioan (n.)
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Ohio means "great river" or "beautiful water" in an Iroquois language. The state was named for the Ohio River.
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