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Bluegrass State

noun

  1. Kentucky (used as a nickname).


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Bluegrass State1

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

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Example Sentences

The law has been on the books in the Bluegrass State for a long time.

The Bluegrass State is eager to grow hemp for the purposes of research and commerce.

The race was called minutes after polls closed in the Bluegrass State.

For those uninitiated in Bluegrass State politics, the Fancy Farm picnic is neither fancy nor on a farm.

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