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 — see also 1oregonian
Oregonianplay \ˌȯr-i-ˈgō-nē-ən, ˌär-, -nyən\ adj or noun
OREGON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Oregon for English Language Learners
: state of the U.S.
the Oregon Trail : route in the U.S. from Missouri to Washington used by pioneers
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