What does ohio mean?

Definitions for ohiooʊˈhaɪ oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ohio, Buckeye State, OH(noun)

    a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region

  2. Ohio, Ohio River(noun)

    a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River


  1. Ohio(ProperNoun)

    A Capital and largest city: Columbus.

  2. Ohio(ProperNoun)

    A river flowing SW from Pennsylvania to the Mississippi River in Illinois.


  1. Ohio

    Ohio is a state in the Midwestern United States. Ohio is the 34th largest, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's capital and largest city is Columbus. The name "Ohio" originated from Iroquois word ohi-yo’, meaning "great river" or "large creek". The state, originally partitioned from the Northwest Territory, was admitted to the Union as the 17th state on March 1, 1803. Although there are conflicting narratives regarding the origin of the nickname, Ohio is historically known as the "Buckeye State" and Ohioans are also known as "Buckeyes". The government of Ohio is composed of the executive branch, led by the Governor; the legislative branch, which comprises the Ohio General Assembly; and the judicial branch, which is led by the Supreme Court. Currently, Ohio occupies 16 seats in the United States House of Representatives. Ohio is known for its status as both a swing state and a bellwether in national elections.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ohio

    a State of the American Union, a third larger than Scotland, stretches northward from the Ohio River to Lake Erie, between Pennsylvania and Indiana. It consists of level and undulating plains, on which are raised enormous crops of wheat and maize. Sheep-grazing and cattle-rearing are very extensive; its wool-clip is the largest in America. There are valuable deposits of limestone and freestone, and in output of coal Ohio ranks third of the States. The manufactures are very important; it ranks first in farm implements, and produces also wagons, textile fabrics, and liquors. In the N. excellent fruit is grown. The capital is Columbus (88), the largest city is Cincinnati (297). Admitted to the Union in 1803, it boasts among its sons four Presidents—Grant, Hayes, Garfield, and Benjamin Harrison.

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  1. OHIO

    What does OHIO stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the OHIO acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ohio in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ohio in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kasich:

    I'm going to bring back $14 billion of Ohio money back to Ohio so we can deal with some of our vexing problems.

  2. John McCain:

    I would like to mention that a couple days ago Senator Obama was out in Ohio and he had an encounter with a guy who's a plumber, his name is Joe Wurzelbacher.

  3. Jon Husted:

    One of my primary goals is to ensure uniformity in Ohio elections so that every voter in this state is treated equally and fairly, today we are preserving that uniformity for all Ohio voters while maintaining ample opportunity to cast a ballot and participate in the democratic process.

  4. Christine Matthews:

    One other thing to note about Kasich is that Ohio voters really like him and, unlike other situations where home-state residents aren't thrilled their governor is or may run for president, it seems Ohio voters like the idea of him as president, ohio is a decent part of a national sample — and Kasich will draw outsize support there.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Ted is the sitting senator there but we have a sitting senator in Florida and I’m number one by far in Florida, and as you know, the governor of Ohio and I’m number one in Ohio. That came out yesterday and people were really quite surprised, but very substantially number one in Ohio. So when you look at Ohio and look at Florida and now the only one I have to do is Texas, I will focus on it. I’m very close.

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