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Idaho

[ahy-duh-hoh] /ˈaɪ dəˌhoʊ/
noun
1.
a state in the NW United States. 83,557 sq. mi. (216,415 sq. km).
Capital: Boise.
Abbreviation: ID (for use with zip code), Id., Ida.
2.
a variety of russet Burbank grown in Idaho.
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Idahoan
[ahy-duh-hoh-uh n, ahy-duh-hoh-] /ˈaɪ dəˌhoʊ ən, ˌaɪ dəˈhoʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for idahoan

Idahoan

/ˈaɪdəˌhəʊn/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Idaho
adjective
2.
of or relating to Idaho or its inhabitants

Idaho

/ˈaɪdəˌhəʊ/
noun
1.
a state of the northwestern US: consists chiefly of ranges of the Rocky Mountains, with the Snake River basin in the south; important for agriculture (Idaho potatoes), livestock, and silver-mining. Capital: Boise. Pop: 1 366 332 (2003 est). Area: 216 413 sq km (83 557 sq miles) Abbreviation Id., Ida., (with zip code) ID
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Word Origin and History for idahoan

Idaho

c.1860, as a place name, originally applied to part of what is now eastern Colorado (Idaho Territory organized 1863; admitted as a state 1890); from Kiowa-Apache (Athabaskan) idaahe "enemy," a name applied by them to the Comanches.

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Idaho definition


State in the Rocky Mountains bordered by British Columbia, Canada, to the north; Montana and Wyoming to the east; Utah and Nevada to the south; and Oregon and Washington to the west. Its capital and largest city is Boise.

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