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Intriguing US State Names
"The United States of America" is, linguistically speaking, a boring name. But most of the US States have very intriguing names. Check how much you know about the origin of 12 states names.
Which state name means "the object towards which the action of the sea is directed"?
Which state name doesn't refer to a king or a queen?
What is the meaning of "Indiana"?
"Enemy" in Apache plains dialect
"Cloudy water" in Dakota language
"She speaks normally" in Algonquian
Land of the Indians
Which state name is not color-related?
What is the origin of the name "Delaware"?
It comes from the Spanish phrase "de l'avaros" (roughly: "of the misers")
It means "shore of whales" in Algonquian.
The state was named after Lord de la Warr who traveled the Delaware River in 1610.
This is the name of the Native American tribe that used to live there.
Which state name means "great river"?
What does "Nevada" mean?
Which state was named in honor of a non-English royalty?
The name of which US state means "beautiful"?
What does "Dakota" mean?
Which language is the source of most US states names?
The Dutch played an important role in colonizing the East Coast of the United States. But only one state name is derived from Dutch. Which one?
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