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oʊˈhaɪ oʊohio

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ohio, Buckeye State, OHnoun

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

  2. Ohio, Ohio Rivernoun

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


  1. Ohionoun

    A Capital and largest city: Columbus.

  2. Ohionoun

    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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. ohio

    One of the Western States of the American Confederacy, lying between Lakes Michigan, Erie, and the Ohio River. In 1680, La Salle explored the State, and built a military post on the Ohio, which the French claimed; but in 1763 they relinquished it. The first settlement was made subsequent to the Revolution, a company of New Englanders having settled at Marietta in April, 1788. The early inhabitants were much annoyed by incursions of the Indians, who had successively defeated Gens. Harmar and St. Clair (the latter with great slaughter of his troops, leaving scarcely one-fourth) in 1791 and 1792, but were themselves in turn utterly routed by Gen. Wayne in August, 1794. Ohio was admitted as a State in 1802. In the second war with Great Britain, Ohio suffered greatly from raids by the British and Indians. Fort Sandusky was attacked by Gen. Proctor, with 500 regulars and as many Indians, and was successfully defended by Maj. Croghan, a youth of twenty-one years, with 160 men. But the most important action which occurred was the naval engagement on Lake Erie, fought at Put-in-Bay, September 10, 1813, in which Commodore O. H. Perry defeated a superior British fleet under command of Barclay. Ohio contributed greatly to the cause of the Union in the late civil war; she sent her full quotas of troops to the field, and the women attended to the sick and wounded with untiring zeal. The State was twice invaded by Confederate guerrillas, but suffered no material damage.

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  1. OHIO

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Ohio

    Indian for “beautiful.”

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  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

Examples of ohio in a Sentence

  1. Sherrod Brown:

    National Democrats and some pundits say that National Democrats, National Democrats and some pundits kind of make this a choice : either National Democrats talk to progressives, to the progressive base, or National Democrats and some pundits talk to workers, working class families regardless of race. To me you've got ta do both, that's how we won Ohio.

  2. Randy Budd:

    I kept thinking, this had to happen for a reason. Why would this happen? there has got to be something good to come out of this, and it happened. Now it's going to have an impact in Ohio for years and years to come, and somebody else won't have to go through what we're going through — or even death.

  3. Max Miller:

    The Ohio GOP has rightly voted to holdAnthonyGonzalezaccountable for abandoning Donald Trump constituents, Donald Trump promises and the Ohio Republican Party, regardless if Donald Trump resigns or not we are going to continue spreading our strong, pro-Trump, America First message to every corner of this district.

  4. Mike Brickner:

    The DHS’s decision to partner with private prisons sends a horrible message about profiteering at the expense of individuals seeking asylum, during ICE detention, these people have been subject to abuse and mistreatment. Incentivizing private companies to detain people for profit only exacerbates our criminal justice system problems. To allow more people to be incarcerated for a profit in Ohio sends our state in the wrong direction.

  5. Leader McCarthy:

    As the midterm elections draw closer, I look forward to working together to build upon our success in 2020 where Ohio House Republicans flipped 15 seats, lost zero incumbents and elected the most women in conference history, i appreciate President Trump's commitment to help Ohio House Republicans defeat Democrats and Take Back the House in 2022.

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