Bluegrass State


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Noun1.Bluegrass State - a state in east central United StatesBluegrass State - a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
Mammoth Cave National Park - a national park in Kentucky having a large cavern and an underground river
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Bowling Green - a town in southern Kentucky
capital of Kentucky, Frankfort - the capital of Kentucky; located in northern Kentucky
Lexington - a city in eastern Kentucky; noted for raising thoroughbred horses
Louisville - the largest city in Kentucky; located in north central Kentucky on the Ohio river; site of the Kentucky Derby
Owensboro - a town in northwestern Kentucky on the Ohio River; a tobacco market
Paducah - a town in western Kentucky on the Ohio River
Cumberland River, Cumberland - a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky
Tennessee River, Tennessee - a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky
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Stan Potts cranks up his bow season with a great encounter in the Bluegrass State.
As Cruz headed to the Bluegrass State, a judge freed Davis on the condition that she not interfere with her deputies issuing the licenses.
Taking with me the lessons and memories I learned growing up with Grandpa Rodger and my dad, I have been able to translate those lessons into success in the Bluegrass State.
This boutique-style experience features 7 historic distilleries, runs across majestic horse country and through the enchanting heart and small towns of the Bluegrass State.
After pulling out last week with a pinched nerve in his back, he turned the air blue in the Bluegrass State when he pulled his tee shot into the creek on the second.
Berto also said that meeting Ali, who hails from the Bluegrass State, is definitely one of the greatest moment in his boxing life, as he felt and saw the boxing legend's hands, feeling that history.
The Bluegrass State showdown will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL's Colts, which will be configured to hold 35,000 basketball fans.
The Bluegrass State was vital to both the North and the South in the Civil War, but few works address how Kentuckians felt about their unique position as a slave state which officially supported the Union.
And that's just how they like it in the Bluegrass State.
Goldikova, a back-to-back champion of the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita, last year made history in the bluegrass state when becoming the first horse to post three victories at the sport's self-titled world championships.
The 2009 Auxiliary Fall Conference returns to the Bluegrass State Sept.
Perhaps predictably, Religious Right groups in the Bluegrass State are not happy.