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Iowan

[ahy-uh-wuh n] /ˈaɪ ə wən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Iowa.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Iowa.
Origin of Iowan
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; Iow(a) + -an
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  • It thickens to the Iowan drift border, but is not found upon that drift.

    The Elements of Geology William Harmon Norton
  • Allan Updegraff is a born Iowan whose fame has come early in life.

    Prairie Gold Various
  • The celebrated volume by our fellow Iowan, Mr. What's-his-name?'

    Kilo Ellis Parker Butler
  • The Iowan was silent for a moment, as if, hushed by the weighty thought.

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells
  • The loess is thickest near the margin of the Iowan till sheet and thins progressively both north and south.

    Climatic Changes Ellsworth Huntington
British Dictionary definitions for Iowan

Iowan

/ˈaɪəʊən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Iowa
adjective
2.
of or relating to Iowa or its inhabitants
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