Iowa

Map of US highlighting Iowa

Meanings

Proper Noun

  • state in the Midwestern region of the US (country) .
  • A tributary of the river, Mississippi River which flows through :Iowa (state) in a southeast direction.
  • town parish, Calcasieu Parish Louisiana (state).
  • University of Iowa.

Noun

  • One of the Native Americans formerly occupying the region now included in the state of Iowa.

Origin

  • From French Aiouez, an early transliteration of the name for the Iowa tribe, from Dakota ay├║xba ("sleepy ones").

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