Hawkeye State
Hawkeye State Hawk"eye` State Iowa; -- a nickname of obscure origin. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Hawkeye State — The Hawkeye State is a popular nickname for the state of Iowa and is said to have come from the scout, Hawkeye, in James Fenimore Cooper s The Last of the Mohicans , published in 1826. According to the Iowa State web site, Two Iowa promoters from …   Wikipedia

  • Hawkeye State — noun a state in midwestern United States • Syn: ↑Iowa, ↑IA • Instance Hypernyms: ↑American state • Part Holonyms: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hawkeye State — Iowa (used as a nickname). * * * …   Universalium

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  • The Hawkeye State — «штат Соколиного глаза». Официальное прозвище штата Айова и его жителей (Hawkeyes) по имени индейского вождя Hawkeye «Соколиный глаз» …   Словарь топонимов США

  • Hawkeye — most commonly refers to: * The Hawkeye State, Iowa ** Iowa Hawkeyes, sports teams of the University Of Iowa ** Hawkeye Community College * Hawkeye, Iowa * E 2 Hawkeye , an aircraft * Hawk Eye, a virtual reality tracking system used in sports,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hawkeye (spirits) — Hawkeye is a brand of distilled beverage made by Luxco. Products sold under the Hawkeye name include blended whiskey, rum, gin, blue raspberry flavored vodka, and the most popular product, vodka [http://www.luxco.com/public/brands/specs/specificat… …   Wikipedia

  • Hawkeye — ☆ Hawkeye [hôk′ī΄ ] n. Informal a person born or living in Iowa, called the Hawkeye State …   English World dictionary

  • State nicknames and symbols — ▪ Table State nicknames and symbols state state tree state bird state flower state nickname(s) motto United States bald eagle* rose In God We Trust Alabama southern (longleaf) pine yellowhammer camellia Cotton State, Yellowhammer State, Heart of… …   Universalium

  • state — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. condition, shape (inf.), kilter (inf.), category, estate, lot, makeup (inf.); case, mood, disposition, temper; pickle, contretemps, quandary, dilemma, plight; aspect, appearance; constitution,… …   English dictionary for students

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