Illinoisan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Illinoisan a native or resident of Illinois
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • illinoisan Of or pertaining to Illinois, one of the United States, bordering on Lake Michigan.
    • n illinoisan A native or an inhabitant of the State of Illinois.
    • illinoisan Specifically, in geology, noting an epoch or subdivision of the glacial period, of which the deposits are well developed in Illinois.
    • n illinoisan One of the Illinois, an Indian tribe of Algonkian stock.
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Usage

In literature:

He accepted none but Western men, and preferred Illinoisans, Iowans, Kansans, Indianians and Ohioans.
"Andersonville, complete" by John McElroy
He accepted none but Western men, and preferred Illinoisans, Iowans, Kansans, Indianians and Ohioans.
"Andersonville, Volume 2" by John McElroy
At the time Peter felt there was an clench in the Illinoisan's logic, but he was not skilful enough to analyze it.
"Birthright" by T.S. Stribling
Ohioans, Illinoisans, Wisconsonese, Kanadians, Iowans, Kansans, Oregonese joys.
"Humanly Speaking" by Samuel McChord Crothers
Had he lived, the brave young Illinoisan might have been another Custer.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
The General Manager of this big anti-famine organisation is a young Illinoisan, named C. S. Funk.
"The Romance of the Reaper" by Herbert Newton Casson
The Illinoisan was not upon the piazza when the coach drove away.
"The Coward" by Henry Morford
This act fired the smouldering hatred of the Illinoisans into terrible activity.
"The Mormon Puzzle, and How to Solve It" by R. W. Beers
The deceased was an Illinoisan, and had been wounded in one of the recent skirmishes.
"Nurse and Spy in the Union Army" by S. Emma E. Edmonds
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In news:

The most influential Illinoisan you don't know: Bill Cellini .
A new study predicts more than half of Illinoisans will be obese by 2030.
Illinoisans are drinking less beer.
Data from the industry group show Illinoisans consumed about 56 six packs per person in 2007.
The most influential Illinoisan you don't know: Bill Cellini.
So why should Illinoisans living outside of Chicago care about the Chicago Teachers Union strike, which was suspended Tuesday evening.
AP Photo /The Southern Illinoisan, Alan Rogers.
Illinoisans work the equivalent of nearly 4 months to earn enough money to pay their federal, state and local taxes.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinoisans are drinking less beer.
Data from the industry group show Illinoisans consumed about 56 six-packs per person in 2007.
Illinoisans casting ballots in crucial House races.
Study shows many Illinoisans could have lost health insurance coverage.
This August 1993 photo from the Illinois Department of Corrections via the Southern Illinoisan shows Grover Thompson in the Menard Correctional Center in Dwight, Ill.
Illinoisans weigh in on the messy process of redistricting.
One year ago, our state celebrated the 100th birthday of President Ronald Reagan, a true Illinoisan, to recognize his accomplishments and celebrate the prosperity he brought to America.
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