[kan-zuh n]
  1. of or relating to the state of Kansas.
  2. Geology. of or relating to the second stage of the Pleistocene glaciation of North America.

Origin of Kansan

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; Kans(as) + -an
Related formspost-Kan·san, adjective
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  1. a native or inhabitant of Kansas
  1. of or relating to Kansas or its inhabitants
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