U.S. State Names with Native Etymologies

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

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