Indiana

geographical name
In·​di·​ana | \ ˌin-dē-ˈa-nə How to pronounce Indiana (audio) \

Definition of Indiana

state of the east central U.S. that has the Ohio River as its southern boundary and borders on Lake Michigan in the northwest; capital Indianapolis area 36,291 square miles (94,357 square kilometers), population 6,483,802

Other Words from Indiana

Indianan \ ˌin-​dē-​ˈa-​nən How to pronounce Indianan (audio) \ adjective or noun
Indianian \ ˌin-​dē-​ˈa-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Indianian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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