Origin of Oregon
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Electric Swamp Blues How can you possibly find authentic swamp blues in Portland, Oregon?
As southern California turns to desert western Canada could follow Oregon and Washington states as a contender in top class wines.
There was a logic to it – many of the wines were from the Pacific Northwest, principally from Oregon and Washington state.
Cvetkovich claimed her husband had kidnapped her two young children and took off for Oregon in search of Masters.
Seventy three percent of students at David Douglas High School in Portland, Oregon are low-income.
It is believed that the other evangelical denominations in Oregon have spoken with the same distinctness and the same confidence.A History of Oregon, 1792-1849|William Henry Gray
Colonel Baker had been senator for Oregon, and was well known as an orator.North America, Volume I (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
Lee emigrated from the southwestern states, and immediately became a leader in Oregon politics.
In several previous volumes of our series we have witnessed the beginnings of Oregon civilization.
This was unfortunate perhaps for Oregon, and the whole Columbia region; but over it Portland rejoiced, and continued to wax fat.Across America|James F. Rusling
1765 as the name of a large river in the west of North America, probably the modern Columbia; of uncertain and disputed origin. It seems to be of Algonquian origin. From 1848 as the name of a U.S. territory (admitted as a state 1859).
State in the northwestern United States bordered by Washington to the north, Idaho to the east, Nevada and California to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Its capital is Salem, and its largest city is Portland.