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 (kăn′zə, -sə) also Kan·za (-zə)
n. pl. Kansa or Kan·sas also Kanza or Kan·zas
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting eastern and central Kansas, with a present-day population in eastern Oklahoma.
2. The Siouan language of the Kansa. In both senses also called Kaw.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kansa - a member of the Siouan people of the Kansas river valley in Kansas
Dhegiha - any member of a Siouan people speaking one of the Dhegiha languages
2.Kansa - the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Kansa
Dhegiha - a branch of the Siouan languages
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Kansas is the featured state from eighth district this time.
The method, however, has not been applied directly to partial differential equations until 1990 by Kansa [15, 16].
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including the grand parcel of rolling hills smack-dab in the middle of the country that came to be known as Kansas, named after the Kansa or Kaw Indians, who inhabited the region.
Engstrom, "A comparison of three meshless algorithms: Radial point interpolation, non-symmetric and symmetric Kansa method," Digests of IEEE MTTS Int.
In 2002, Richard Bergen's bronze sculpture of a Kansa warrior shooting his arrow toward the North Star was placed on top of the dome.
The use of RBF interpolation technique has become the foundation of the RBF meshless collocation methods for the solution of PDEs, since the pioneer work on the Unsymmetric method by Kansa [2].
Around the same time as this, a little earlier, I had heard Sharad Pawar refer to noted socialist leader Mrinal Gore as 'Pootna maushi'', after the demoness who attempted to poison baby Krishna on orders from King Kansa.