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|Noun||1.||American 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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