Blue-grass State

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Blue-grass State The Sate of Kentucky; -- a nickname alluding to the blue-grass region, where fine horses are bred.
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Usage

In literature:

Senator Blackburn is a thorough Kentuckian, and has all the local pride of one born in the blue-grass section of his State.
"Toaster's Handbook" by Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
The old Blue Grass State exhibited slavery in its very best condition and also in its worst form.
"The Battle of Principles" by Newell Dwight Hillis
He was soon in the saddle, bowling along at a good clip through the "Blue Grass" State.
"Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer" by J. W. Duffield
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In news:

Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. (WKYT) A Kentucky State University football player is facing charges in Chicago.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Clear and cold conditions will continue for the next few days across the bluegrass state.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. State Treasurer Jonathan Miller says today he'll enter the Democratic primary for governor , with Jefferson County Attorney Irv Maze as his running mate.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says passing hemp legislation will be his top priority in the next session of the state General Assembly.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. State Police will be out in force this holiday weekend.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. An independent from Paducah says he's running for the top position in the Republican-controlled state Senate.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Tim returns to the Bluegrass State after graduating from Asbury College, now Asbury University, in 2008.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Senate Republicans are pushing pension plan reform: changes in state retirement.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. As you all know I am the good news mouthpiece for the state tourism department.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A 4.3 magnitude earthquake was reported in eastern Kentucky at 12:08 pm, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. ESPN Insider and NBA draft expert Chad Ford has former UK center DeMarcus Cousins going to Golden State with the sixth pick in next month's NBA draft.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Marijuana is now the most valuable cash crop in the United States.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. State Treasurer Jonathan Miller says today he'll enter the Democratic primary for governor, with Jefferson County Attorney Irv Maze as his running mate.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. State police say a western Kentucky man has been charged with raping a 15-year-old Florida girl.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A report by a nonprofit education group says while Kentucky students are making improvements in achievement, the state remains behind in other key areas.
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