[ wahy-oh-ming ]

  1. a state in the northwestern United States. 97,914 sq. mi. (253,595 sq. km). Capital: Cheyenne. Abbreviations: WY (for use with zip code), Wyo., Wy.

  2. a city in western Michigan, near Grand Rapids.

Other words from Wyoming

  • Wy·o·ming·ite [wahy-oh-ming-ahyt], /waɪˈoʊ mɪŋˌaɪt/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Wyoming


/ (waɪˈəʊmɪŋ) /

  1. a state of the western US: consists largely of ranges of the Rockies in the west and north, with part of the Great Plains in the east and several regions of hot springs. Capital: Cheyenne. Pop: 501 242 (2003 est). Area: 253 597 sq km (97 914 sq miles): Abbreviation: Wyo, Wy, (with zip code) WY

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Cultural definitions for Wyoming


State in the western United States bordered by Montana to the north, South Dakota and Nebraska to the east, Colorado and Utah to the south, and Idaho to the west. Its capital is Cheyenne, and its largest city is Casper.

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