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This Map Shows the Literal Meaning of Every U.S. State Name

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Have you ever wondered what the name of your state means? I’m sure you can guess that many names are Native American in origin. I grew up in Kansas and learned from an early age that it meant “People of the South Wind.”

Take a look at this great map and soak it in.

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And since I’m such a nice guy, I’m going to include the map depicting the literal names of all the Canadian provinces for our neighbors to the north.

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