illinois

  1. a Midwest state in north-central United States
  2. a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west
  3. the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami peoples

Illinois

men, Warriors, Confederacy of Kaskaskias, Peorias & Cakokis of IL & WI, our 21st state.
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Illinois

[n] - a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west 2. [n] - a Midwest state in north-central United States 3. [n] - the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami peoples
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Illinois

Member of an association of American Indian people who inhabited Illinois and adjacent parts of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Missouri from the mid 1600s to the 1830s. The largest of the groups were the...
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Illinois

Il`li·nois' noun sing. & plural (Ethnol.) A tribe of North American Indians, which formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers.
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Illinois

noun the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami
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Illinois

• (n.sing. & pl.) A tribe of North American Indians, which formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers.
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Illinois

a confederation of small Algonquian-speaking North American Indian tribes originally spread over what are now southern Wisconsin and northern ... [1 related articles]
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Illinois

constituent state of the United States of America. It stretches southward 385 miles (620 km) from the Wisconsin border in the north to Cairo in the ... [16 related articles]
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Illinois

Illinois (il"unoi', –noiz') , confederation of Native North Americans, comprising the Cahokia, the Kaskaskia, the Michigamea, the Moingwena, the Peoria, and the Tamaroa tribes. They belong to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American lan...
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Illinois

Illinois, midwestern state in the N central United States. It is bordered by Lake Michigan and Indiana (E); Kentucky, across the Ohio R. (SE); Missouri and Iowa, across the Mississippi R. (W); and Wisconsin (N).Sections in this article:IntroductionFacts and FiguresGeographyEconomyGovernment, Politic...
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Illinois

Illinois, river, 273 mi (439 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Des Plaines and Kankakee rivers, NE Ill., and flowing SW to the Mississippi at Grafton, Ill. It is an important commercial and recreational waterway. The Illinois forms the greater part of the Illinois Waterway, which links the G...
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Illinois

Midwestern state of the USA, bordered to the east by Indiana, to the southeast by Kentucky, with the Ohio River serving as a boundary, to the west by Missouri and Iowa, with the Mississippi River as a boundary, and to the north by Wisconsin; area 143,962 sq km/55,584 sq mi; population (20...
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Illinois

Illinois (ɔɪ {respell|IL|i|NOY|`}) is a state in the Midwestern United States. It is the 5th most populous and 25th most extensive state, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like....
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Illinois

[fireboat] The Illinois was a fireboat operated by the Chicago Fire Department. She was commissioned in 1888, and she was then described as the most powerful fireboat afloat. She was one of the first fireboats to have a steel hull at a time when other fireboats were built of wood. The Illinois was struck by falling debris while fighting a m...
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