- a state in the S central U.S. 69,919 sq. mi. (181,090 sq. km). Capital: Oklahoma City. Abbreviation: OK (for use with zip code), Okla.
Examples from the Web for oklahoman
The Oklahoman may have lost, but there are soon going to be more Republicans of color like him.T.W. Shannon Is a Sign of Things to Come in the GOP
June 26, 2014
In August: Osage County, Streep and Roberts play mother and daughter in a deranged and vitriolic Oklahoman family.Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Finally Collide in ‘August: Osage County’
December 24, 2013
Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks told The Oklahoman on Thursday that they were looking at other motives as well.Inside the ‘Boredom’ Killing That Has Shocked Oklahoma
August 23, 2013
The Oklahoman also has said that middle ground has to be a part of the debt deal.Dr. No to the Debt Rescue
July 20, 2011
The color in general is slightly more brownish than in Texan incautus, but about as in Oklahoman specimens examined.The Recent Mammals of Tamaulipas, Mexico
I gave this story to the Daily Oklahoman and Times at one time and they are supposed to publish it but they haven't.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma
You're just storing up ideas and information to startle the Oklahoman natives with.Ethel Morton at Rose House
Mabell S. C. Smith
On that day the Oklahoman printed the statement by Governor Williams that on the face of the returns so far suffrage had won.
- a native or inhabitant of Oklahoma
- of or relating to Oklahoma or its inhabitants
- 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
Word Origin and History for oklahoman
from Choctaw, literally "red people," from okla "nation, people" + homma "red." Coined by Choctaw scholar Allen Wright, later principal chief of the Choctaw Nation, and first used in the Choctaw-Chickasaw treaty of April 28, 1866. Organized as a U.S. territory 1889; admitted as a state 1907. Related: Oklahoman.