Definitions of Illinois
  1. noun
    a midwestern state in north-central United States
    synonyms: IL, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State
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    American state
    one of the 50 states of the United States
  2. noun
    a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west
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    Algonquian, Algonquin
    a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
  3. noun
    the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami
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    Algonquian, Algonquian language, Algonquin
    family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
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