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Prairie State

noun
1.
Illinois (used as a nickname).
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  • The roar of cannon sounded a hearty welcome to the Prairie State.

    Speeches of Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison
  • The universal hover sold by the Prairie State Incubator people is about as perfect a lamp hover as can be made.

    The Dollar Hen Milo M. Hastings
  • Again this Prairie State, from which she had hoped so much, refused to extend suffrage to women.

    Susan B. Anthony Alma Lutz

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