North Dakotan


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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 Dakotan

adj
(Placename) of or relating to North Dakota or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of North Dakota
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Noun1.North Dakotan - a native or resident of North Dakota
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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We look forward to serving additional communities with value and convenience as we grow our footprint throughout the state and welcoming new North Dakotan employees to the Dollar General family," he said.
Matthew Gust, a 26-year-old North Dakotan, pleaded guilty to arson and hate-crime charges on May 19, Vanita Gupta, head of the US Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, said in a statement.
North Dakotan officials may be fighting back against Native American protesters trying to stop the construction of a major oil pipeline.
We are not going to be the price taker anymore, we're going to be the price make," Cramer said, who also wants to see a legislation passed on approving the long delayed Keystone XL pipeline that would stretch across the US from Canada to Mexico and could transport 100,000 barrels a days of North Dakotan oil.
At a deserted gas station in a remote North Dakotan town, local officials recently found an unintended byproduct of the shale-oil boom: hundreds of garbage bags filled with mildly radioactive waste.
He started his career at North Dakotan newspapers in Dickinson, Mandan and Fargo and joined the Herald in 1978.
The peak of North Dakotan auroral activity appears to take place after sunspot maximum and when the spots are declining.
Four of the cars - which each carried 30,000 gallons of North Dakotan crude oil - caught fire and blew up in a fireball that mushroomed many hundreds of feet into the air.
The company plans to use the cash raised from this transaction into the development of its North Dakotan, Bakken North Stockyard project.
Demonstrating that Robinson was premature in using the imperfect tense, however, is not only Charles Bowden, whose 2008 National Geographic essay "The Emptied Prairie" depicted North Dakota as something of a moribund penal colony with a "feral edge to it," but also Minnesota native Walter Kirn who, early in his college memoir Lost in the Meritocracy (2009), writes how the "tight-lipped and self-contained" North Dakotan who studied alongside Kirn at Princeton in the 1980s was already an anachronism, sporting "the same greaser haircut he brought from Bismarck.
The Murdered Family" tells the tale of a North Dakotan family that was wiped out by a cruel act.
Ken, being a native North Dakotan, was eager to disabuse me of that notion which, as things turned out, he certainly did.

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