[il-uh-noi-uh n or, sometimes, -noi-zuh n]
- a native or inhabitant of Illinois.
- of or relating to Illinois or its inhabitants.
Also Illinoian, Il·li·nois·i·an.
Origin of Illinoisan
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Examples from the Web for illinoisan
Had he lived, the brave young Illinoisan might have been another Custer.Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman
J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
The Illinoisan was not upon the piazza when the coach drove away.The Coward
The bewildered Illinoisan betook himself at once to the President and related the result of the conference.Lincoln's Yarns and Stories
Alexander K. McClure
Stephen's mind was in the process of a chemical change: Suddenly it seemed to him as if he had known this tall Illinoisan always.The Crisis, Complete
The bewildered Illinoisan betook himself at once to the President, and related the result of his conference.Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?
John B. Remsburg
Illinoian (ˌɪlɪˈnɔɪən) or Illinoisian (ˌɪlɪˈnɔɪzɪən)
- a native or inhabitant of Illinois
- of or relating to Illinois or its inhabitants
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