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Can you name the US states by namesake?

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NamesakeStateFrom which word
Named for the Kaw tribe, whose name may have a connection to the wind
Either Basque for 'Good oak', O'odham for 'Having a little spring' or Spanish for 'Arid zone'
Miami for 'It lies red'
Dakota, possibly for 'Sleepy ones'
French for 'Green mountain'
Sioux for 'Ally' or 'Friend'
Western Apache for 'High'
Michigan for 'Large water'
Name of the Sun King of France
Iroquian for
Illinois for 'Dugout canoe'
Named for the state it originally was a part of
Dakota for 'Cloudy water'
Ojibwe for 'Great river'
Either Dutch for Red or name for Greek island of a similar name
Many different suggestions. Possibly named for the fictional island of the same name in 'Las Sergas deEsplandián'
Munsee Delaware for 'At the big river flat'
Possibly Plains Apache for 'enemy'
Name of a Cherokee village, unknown meaning
Either Connecticut Pidgin for 'Beautiful', a French mistranscription for the Wisconsin River or Chinook for
NamesakeStateFrom which word
Spanish for 'Reddish'
Name of an English baron, whose name possibly was Norman French for 'of the war'
Algonquian for 'At the great hill' on plural
Spanish for 'Snow-covered'
Named for the Queen of England from 1625-1649
Algonquian for
Latin for 'Land of the Indians'
Either from the English 'Mainland', French province of the same name or after an English village in the state.
Seneca for 'Large creek'
Latin Feminine form of the King of Great Britain from 1727-1760
After an English county of the same name
Named for the first President of the United States
Spanish for 'Mountain'
Hawiian, possibly for 'Land of the gods'
From Nahuatl. Meaning is unknown, possibly a God or meaning 'Bavel of the Moon'
Chiwere for 'Flattened water'
Choctaw for 'Plant-cutters'
Eastern Algonquian for 'At the long river'
Very likely from the old Norse name of 'Geirr's Island'

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