Sunflower State


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Noun1.Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United StatesSunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
Chisholm Trail - a former cattle trail from San Antonio in Texas to Abilene in Kansas; not used after the 1880s
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
Dodge City - a town of southwestern Kansas on the Arkansas River; formerly a rowdy cow town
Abilene - a town in central Kansas to the west of Topeka; home of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Hays - a town in central Kansas
Kansas City - a city of northeast Kansas on the Missouri River adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri
Lawrence - a town in northeastern Kansas on the Kansas River; scene of raids by John Brown in 1856
Salina - a town in central Kansas
capital of Kansas, Topeka - the capital of the state of Kansas; located in eastern Kansas on the Kansas river
Wichita - the largest city in Kansas; located in southern Kansas on the Arkansas River
Arkansas River, Arkansas - a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
Kansas River, Kaw River, Kansas - a river in northeastern Kansas; flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
Neosho, Neosho River - a river that rises in eastern Kansas and flows eastward into Oklahoma to become a tributary of the Arkansas River
Republican River, Republican - a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas
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Kansas wind, Kansas well-water and Kansas sun had played their usual havoc, giving her skin the dull sand color so common in the Sunflower State. She had come from her cooking and she was hot, beads of sweat trickling from the deep folds of her neck.
Todays visit to the Sunflower State began with a candid and productive dialogue with Kansas corn and grain sorghum farmers on the Renewable Fuel Standard, said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.
He'll remain in Wichita on Friday to visit a 911 facility and learn more about the Sunflower State's Next Generation 911 program, before flying back to D.C.
Over 700 aerospace and aviation companies live and work together in the Sunflower State. More than 18 years of active UAS research -- including one of the first UAS Bachelor's degree programs in the country -- add to Kansas's industry leadership.
Kansas: The Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee in the Sunflower State had a hearing for (http://kslegislature.org/li/b2017_18/measures/documents/sb155_00_0000.pdf) Senate Bill 155 Monday.
Kansas Nickname: The Sunflower State Famous for: Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz Pop: 2.9 million Elec/Coll votes: 6 Currently: Rep Chances of switching: 2.5%
He has captured many titles and he has greatly influenced gender non- conforming entertainment in the Sunflower State. He has been my friend for several years, and I will emphatically tell you that it has been a honor to be able to say that.
Gilpin won a gold medal with her Emporia (Kan.) Sparkle basketball team this summer at the Sunflower State Games in Kansas.
Synopsis: From the windswept plains to the majestic Flint Hills, the subtle beauty of Kansas (known as the Sunflower State) is best appreciated from its myriad wide-ranging trails.
Introduced in the state Senate in January with an impressive 26 co-sponsors, the Sunflower State's new "Constitutional carry" bill swept the senate 31-7 and cleared the house in March by a bipartisan 85-39 margin, reports Chris Eger, an NRA-certified firearms instructor, at guns.com.
Adding to the element of surprise is the fact that residents of the Sunflower State still strongly favor the GOP in terms of party identification, although the Republican edge dropped in the first half of this year to its lowest point since 2009.
Moments later, I recovered my first buck from the Sunflower State. I must say, in hindsight, I was a little disappointed to go all that way and have my hunt end so early.