- a state in the NE central United States: a part of the Midwest. 41,222 sq. mi. (106,765 sq. km). Capital: Columbus. Abbreviation: OH (for use with zip code), O.
- a river formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, flowing SW from Pittsburgh, Pa., to the Mississippi in S Illinois. 981 miles (1580 km) long.
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Contemporary Examples of ohio
We are not told that Cooper had been able to vote without hindrance when she lived in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’
January 2, 2015
For their trip to New Orleans against Alabama, Ohio State is bringing in a cool $17 million.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is
December 20, 2014
Williams An Ohio- based corporation that works in the electrical and thermal insulation industry.The 26 Next Hobby Lobbys
December 17, 2014
Those states include Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences
December 12, 2014
The next three leading beneficiaries are all rustbelt states: Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin.The Rustbelt Roars Back From the Dead
Joel Kotkin, Richey Piiparinen
December 7, 2014
Historical Examples of ohio
"He means the Ohio," explained the Iroquois to the children.The Trail Book
"It's a cinch he don't know about that pill-thrower back in Ohio," added Cal.
A man in Gilroy, Ohio, would take the trick which decided the game.
An Ohio regiment, which can also deal with Slade if it catches him, will defile to the left.
"I don't think they'll keep on retreating forever, Ohio," he said.
- a state of the central US, in the Midwest on Lake Erie: consists of prairies in the W and the Allegheny plateau in the E, the Ohio River forming the S and most of the E borders. Capital: Columbus. Pop: 11 435 798 (2003 est). Area: 107 044 sq km (41 330 sq miles)Abbreviation and zip code: OH
- a river in the eastern US, formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers at Pittsburgh: flows generally W and SW to join the Mississippi at Cairo, Illinois, as its chief E tributary. Length: 1570 km (975 miles)
Word Origin and History for ohio
originally used of the river, from Seneca (Iroquoian) ohi:yo', proper name from ohi:yo:h, literally "good river." The Seneca also used this of the Allegheny, which they considered the headwaters of the Ohio. Related: Ohian (1819); Ohioan (1818).