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Iowan

[ahy-uh-wuh n]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Iowa.
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Iowa.
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Origin of Iowan

First recorded in 1840–50; Iow(a) + -an
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Contemporary Examples of iowan

Historical Examples of iowan

  • 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.

  • 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 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

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