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Kansan

[kan-zuh n] /ˈkæn zən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Kansas.
2.
Geology. the Kansan Stage.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to the state of Kansas.
4.
Geology. of or pertaining to the second stage of the Pleistocene glaciation of North America.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism; Kans(as) + -an
Related forms
post-Kansan, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Kansan

Kansan

/ˈkænzən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Kansas
adjective
2.
of or relating to Kansas or its inhabitants
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