Definition of Illinois

1. Noun. A midwestern state in north-central United States.




2. Noun. A member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west.
Generic synonyms: Algonquian, Algonquin

3. Noun. The Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami.

Definition of Illinois

1. n.sing. & pl. A tribe of North American Indians, which formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers.

Definition of Illinois

1. Proper noun. A (USstate) Capital: Springfield. Largest city: Chicago. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the (w Miami-Illinois language). ¹

3. Noun. Any of a tribe of Native Americans who formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Illinois

1. A tribe of North American Indians, which formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Illinois Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illinois

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Literary usage of Illinois

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Nat Munie R 8:221-2 My '19 Civil service illinois administrative code. JA Fairlie. ... J Crim Law 9:500-13 F '19 For criminal records in illinois. ..."

2. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"illinois, Formed out of a part of the North-western Territory which was ceded to ... (For pro- clamation of General Gage respecting the country of illinois, ..."

3. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"See "Debates and Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of illinois. Convened at the City of Springfield. Tuesday, December 13. 1869. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"There are laws in illinois governing the sale or lease of land for cemetery purposes; ... WALLACE, History of illinois and Louisiana under the French Rule ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"Dr. Frank C. Baker, University of illinois, ' ' The Museum of Natural History of the University of illinois." JL Pricer, State Normal University, ..."

6. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1896)
"Treasurer: PF Bicknell, University of illinois, Champaign. Secretary : Miss EL Moore, Withers Public Library, Bloomington. AN informal meeting of the ..."

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