a state in the south central United States. 69,919 square miles (181,090 square kilometers). Capital: Oklahoma City. Abbreviations: OK (for use with zip code), Okla.
- O·kla·ho·man, adjective, noun
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How to use Oklahoma in a sentence
David Misener, the owner of an Oklahoma-based harvesting company called Green Acres Enterprises, is one employer who has struggled to find suitable replacements for the migrant workers he typically hires.SESO Labor is providing a way for migrant farmworkers to get legally protected work status in the US | Jonathan Shieber | February 18, 2021 | TechCrunch
On the other hand, one bright spot has been the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, who have vastly outperformed the US average in pandemic response.Why South Africa stopped using the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine | Rahul Rao | February 8, 2021 | Popular-Science
The 2000 Heisman Trophy runner-up quarterbacked Oklahoma to its last national championship and then spent a sizable chunk of his coaching career as a Sooners offensive assistant under Bob Stoops.Tennessee hires Josh Heupel to fix one of college football’s most high-profile messes | Matt Bonesteel | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
The scope of those problems is clearly visible in Oklahoma, which tied for the third-highest number of hospital closures in the country in the nine years before the pandemic.How the CARES Act Forgot America’s Most Vulnerable Hospitals | by Brianna Bailey, The Frontier | January 26, 2021 | ProPublica
Other Big 12 teams generate more attention, but Oklahoma has quietly vaulted into third place after sweeping Kansas State and Kansas at home.NCAA tournament bracketology: Oklahoma State will probably make it despite its postseason ban | Patrick Stevens | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Elauf, who is Muslim, had applied for a job at an A&F store in Tulsa, Oklahoma when she was 17.
Hammerstein continued his subtle quest for racial equanimity in Oklahoma!
A 19-year-old woman was killed in September after an undercover police watched a drug deal go down in Oklahoma City.
The Oklahoma Kiowa have joined this warpath; the Yellowstone is their ancestral homeland.
In 2006, former Oklahoma district judge Donald Thompson was sentenced to four years in prison.
A remnant of about fourteen hundred of these tribesmen now lives on the Kiowa reservation, in Oklahoma.
He took the train at Oklahoma City, and I sat directly behind him.
How far is Oklahoma City from the place where the train was robbed?
I wished to visit Guthrie, the capital of Oklahoma, and they did not care to do so.
You came from Elreno to Oklahoma City on the first train this morning, did you?
British Dictionary definitions for Oklahoma
a state in the S central US: consists of plains in the west, rising to mountains in the southwest and east; important for oil. Capital: Oklahoma City. Pop: 3 511 532 (2003 est). Area: 181 185 sq km (69 956 sq miles): Abbreviation: Okla., (with zip code) OK
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