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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

(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

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
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Next came the bonanza farmer of the Red River Valley--such a man, for instance, as Oliver Dalrymple, of North Dakota, who found that by the aid of the telephone he could plant and harvest thirty thousand acres of wheat in a single season.
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The Hunting Works for North Dakota partnership seeks to encourage hunters to continue doing what they love, citing statistics from the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation to show the economic role hunting plays in the state.
Nearly all are drilling the rich Bakken shale and Three Forks-Sanish oil reservoirs in western North Dakota, Helms said.
He worked to normalize trading relations with China and develop that nation as an export market for North Dakota farm products.
Schafer graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1969 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and earned an MBA from the University of Denver in 1970.
Under North Dakota SB 2326, families at 200% of the federal poverty level will pay 5% of their monthly income as a premium for the additional coverage.
Johnson is a North Dakota native and prior to joining th USDA in 2003 was President of Farm Progress Companies.
On June 20, two military veterans and a Roman Catholic priest did a plowshares protest at a nuclear missile silo in North Dakota.
Currently, 75% of shippers on the North Dakota System have signed letters of support for the mainline expansion.

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