Oregon

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

Definition of Oregon

  1. 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. 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

OREGON Defined for English Language Learners

Oregon

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

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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