Associations to the word «Illinois»

Wiktionary

ILLINOIS, proper noun. A state of the United States of America Capital: Springfield. Largest city: Chicago.
ILLINOIS, adjective. (Can we verify([1]) this sense?) Of or relating to the Miami-Illinois language.
ILLINOIS, noun. Any of a tribe of Native Americans who formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers.

Dictionary definition

ILLINOIS, noun. A midwestern state in north-central United States.
ILLINOIS, noun. A member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west.
ILLINOIS, noun. The Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami.

Wise words

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway