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In·di·an·a(ĭn′dē-ăn′ə) Abbr. IN or Ind.
A state of the north-central United States. It was admitted as the 19th state in 1816. The area was controlled by France until 1763 and by Great Britain until 1783. The Indiana Territory was formed in 1800. Indianapolis is the capital and the largest city.
In′di·an′an, In′di·an′i·an adj. & n.
(Placename) a state of the N central US, in the Midwest: consists of an undulating plain, with sand dunes and lakes in the north and limestone caves in the south. Capital: Indianapolis. Pop: 6 195 643 (2003 est). Area: 93 491 sq km (36 097 sq miles). Abbreviation: Ind or IN (with zip code)
In•di•an•a(ˌɪn diˈæn ə)
a state in the central United States. 6,080,485; 36,291 sq. mi. (93,995 sq. km). Cap.: Indianapolis. Abbr.: IN, Ind.
In`di•an′an, In`di•an′i•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Indiana - a state in midwestern United States|
Corn Belt - the midwestern states where corn is grown; Iowa and Illinois are excellent for raising corn and corn-fed livestock
middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
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
Bloomington - a university town in south central Indiana
Evansville - a city in southwestern Indiana on the Ohio River
Fort Wayne - a city in northeastern Indiana
Gary - a city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production
capital of Indiana, Indianapolis - the capital and largest city of Indiana; a major commercial center in the country's heartland; site of an annual 500-mile automobile race
Lafayette - a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River
Muncie - a town in east central Indiana
South Bend - a city in northern Indiana
|2.||Indiana - United States pop artist (born 1928)|