American state

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Noun1.American state - one of the 50 states of the United StatesAmerican state - one of the 50 states of the United States
congressional district - a territorial division of a state; entitled to elect one member to the United States House of Representatives
province, state - the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
slave state - any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War
free state - any state prohibiting slavery prior to the American Civil War
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{De la garde nationale Americaine = of the American national guard-- Cooper is here satirizing the pretensions and gaudy uniforms of civilians holding nominal commissions as "Colonels" of American state militias}
In an American state prison or house of correction, I found it difficult at first to persuade myself that I was really in a jail: a place of ignominious punishment and endurance.
That country will have to learn, like every other South American state, that a republic cannot succeed till it contains a certain body of men imbued with the principles of justice and honour.
His very soul bled within him for what seemed to him the wrongs of the poor suffering thing that lay like a crushed reed on the boxes; the feeling, living, bleeding, yet immortal thing, which American state law coolly classes with the bundles, and bales, and boxes, among which she is lying.
From the best accounts transmitted of this celebrated institution, it bore a very instructive analogy to the present Confederation of the American States.
Canada had been won and the American States lost when he wrote--
Or, to the unread, unsophisticated Protestant of the Middle American States, why does the passing mention of a White Friar or a White Nun, evoke such an eyeless statue in the soul?
In some of the American States his functions are now performed by an electrician, as in New Jersey, where executions by electricity have recently been ordered -- the first instance known to this lexicographer of anybody questioning the expediency of hanging Jerseymen.
Chen said Ohio will become the fifth American state to have signed such deal with Taiwan this year, following New Mexico, Louisiana, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin.
Rick Oshel, senior vice president, is retiring from American State Bank after 44 years in the banking industry.
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Which State can be absorbed by any American State? With a car left over.

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