Oregon

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geographical name Or·e·gon \ ˈȯr-i-gən , ˈär- , chiefly by outsiders -ˌgän \

Definition of Oregon

1 the Columbia River an early name used especially prior to the discovery of the mouth and the renaming of the river (1792) by Captain Robert Gray
2 state in the northwestern part of the U.S. bordering the Pacific; capital Salem area 97,073 square miles (251,419 square kilometers), population 3,831,074

Oregonian

play \ˌȯr-i-ˈgō-nē-ən, ˌär-, -nyən\ adjective or noun


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