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Iowa

I·o·wa

Iowa

pronunciation:
aI w [or] aI weI
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a Midwestern U.S. state between Illinois and Nebraska. (abbr.: IA)
definition 2: a member of a North American Indian people who formerly lived in this region.
definition 3: the language of this people.
Word History
Iowa was named after the Pahoja nation, which was called ioways by the Dakota Sioux.