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North Dakota

Abbr. ND or N.D. or N.Dak.
A state of the north-central United States bordering on Canada. It was admitted as the 39th state in 1889. Acquired through the Louisiana Purchase (1803) and a border treaty with Great Britain (1818), the region became part of the Dakota Territory in 1861. It was set off from South Dakota when statehood was achieved. Bismarck is the capital and Fargo the largest city.

North Dakotan adj. & n.

North Dakota

n
(Placename) a state of the western US: mostly undulating prairies and plains, rising from the Red River valley in the east to the Missouri plateau in the west, with the infertile Bad Lands in the extreme west. Capital: Bismarck. Pop: 633 837 (2003 est). Area: 183 019 sq km (70 664 sq miles). Abbreviation: N. Dak., N.D. or ND (with zip code)

North′ Dako′ta


n.
a state in the N central United States. 642,200; 70,665 sq. mi. (183,020 sq. km). Cap.: Bismarck. Abbr.: ND, N. Dak.
North′ Dako′tan, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.North Dakota - a state of north central United States bordering on CanadaNorth Dakota - a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial National Park - a national park in North Dakota that includes the site of former President Theodore Roosevelt's ranch
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
Dakota - the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota
capital of North Dakota, Bismarck - capital of the state of North Dakota; located in south central North Dakota overlooking the Missouri river
Fargo - largest city in North Dakota; located in eastern North Dakota on the Red river
James River, James - a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
Little Missouri, Little Missouri River - a river that rises in northeastern Wyoming and flows through Montana and South Dakota to join the Missouri River in North Dakota
Translations
North Dakota
Dakota du Nord