U.S. State Names with Native Etymologies

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Language of OriginStateMeaning
Algonquianit lies red
Algonquianlittle big hill
Siouxflattened water
Choctawred people
Hawaiianplace of the gods
Siouxsleepy ones
Cherokee(name of a Cherokee village)
O'odhamsmall spring
Algonquianhe speaks normally
Algonquiangreat river
Iroquoianlarge creek
Algonquianlarge lake
Siouxfriend
Language of OriginStateMeaning
Choctawthicket-clearers
Caddofriend
Siouxwind
Siouxpeople of the south wind
Algonquiandugout canoe
Algonquianat a long river
Siouxfriend
Algonquianat the big river flat
Siouxcloudy water
Apachehigh
Iroquoianon the meadow
Aleutmainland

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