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Kan·sas 1

 (kăn′zəz, -səz)
A plural of Kansa.

Kan·sas 2

 (kăn′zəs) Abbr. KS or Kans.
A state of the central United States. It was admitted as the 34th state in 1861. Organized as a territory by the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, it became a virtual battleground, known as Bleeding Kansas, for free and slave factions (1854-1859). Kansas was finally admitted as a free state. Topeka is the capital and Wichita the largest city.

Kan′san (-zən) adj. & n.
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(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Kansas
(Placename) of or relating to Kansas or its inhabitants
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(ˈkæn zən)

1. of or pertaining to the state of Kansas.
2. of or designating the second stage of the Pleistocene glaciation of North America.
3. a native or inhabitant of Kansas.
4. the Kansan stage of glaciation.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kansan - a native or resident of Kansas
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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