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I·da·ho 1

 (ī′də-hō′) Abbr. ID or Id.
A state of the northwest United States. It was admitted as the 43rd state in 1890. Explored by the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1805, the region was held jointly by Great Britain and the United States from 1818 to 1846. Idaho became a separate territory in 1863. Boise is the capital and the largest city.

I′da·ho′an adj. & n.

I·da·ho 2

 (ī′də-hō′)
[After Idaho, where it is chiefly grown.]

Idaho

(ˈaɪdəˌhəʊ)
n
(Placename) 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. or ID (with zip code)

I•da•ho

(ˈaɪ dəˌhoʊ)

n.
a state in the NW United States. 1,293,953; 83,557 sq. mi. (216,415 sq. km). Cap.: Boise. Abbr.: ID, Ida.

Idaho

- Shoshone for "light on mountains."
See also related terms for mountains.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Idaho - a state in the Rocky MountainsIdaho - a state in the Rocky Mountains  
Yellowstone National Park - the first national park in the United States; located in the border area between Wyoming and Montana and Idaho; spectacular wilderness; famous for Old Faithful geyser and for buffalo and bears
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
Boise, capital of Idaho - the capital and largest city of Idaho
Coeur d'Alene - a town in the northern panhandle of Idaho; popular resort area
Idaho Falls - a town in southeastern Idaho on the Snake River
Lewiston - a town in northwestern Idaho
Nampa - a town in southwestern Idaho
Pocatello - a university town in southeastern Idaho
Sun Valley - a winter sports resort in south central Idaho
Twin Falls - a town on the Snake River in south central Idaho near the Twin Falls
Coeur d'Alene Lake - a lake in northern Idaho
Salmon River, Salmon - a tributary of the Snake River in Idaho
Snake River, Snake - a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Translations
Idaho
Idaho
アイダホ州
References in classic literature ?
There was no Oklahoma, and the combined population of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Arizona was about equal to that of Des Moines.
His prospecting led him through the Dakotas, Idaho, and eastern Oregon, and on into the mountains of British Columbia.
Bull-pen--in a miners' strike in Idaho, in the latter part of the nineteenth century, it happened that many of the strikers were confined in a bull-pen by the troops.
And when the Setliffe crowd shook down Idaho, and reorganized the smelter trust, and roped in the rest of the landscape, and put through the big hydraulic scheme at Twin Pines, why I sure got squeezed.
He dragged you through an Arkansas post-oak swamp, let you dry for a moment on the alkali plains of his Idaho ranch, then whirled you into the society of Viennese archdukes.
BOISE, Idaho -- The Idaho Wine Commission (IWC) has launched a new interactive website, www.
The guide, compiled by AARP, University of Idaho and the Idaho Department of Insurance, compares prices for all Idaho nursing homes, many assisted living facilities across Idaho and explains the options available to help pay for the care.
Consumers associate products from Idaho with quality and freshness," says Leah Clark, a trade specialist for the Idaho State Department of Agriculture who manages the Idaho Preferred program.
When I first met Gus Van Sant in the mid 1980s, My Own Private Idaho was his dream project, almost utopian in design, for its unabashed (and at that point unprecedented) portrayal of same-sex love.
Belt therefore resolved that the Idaho State Republican Party .
Dinners included steak, trout, ribs, teriyaki chicken and other hearty fare, served with Idaho wines.
Hayes is a welcome addition to our Board that certainly will not go unnoticed because she is the first female director in the IMA's more than 100-year history," commented Jack Lymon, Executive Vice President of the Idaho Mining Association.