Idaho
geographical name state NW United States capital Boise area 83,557 square miles (217,248 square kilometers), population 1,293,953 • Idahoan adjective or noun

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  • Idaho — (Details) (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Idaho — • Probably from an Arapahoe Indian word, Gem of the Mountains , the name first suggested for the territory of Colorado Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Idaho     Idaho      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • IDAHO — IDAHO, state in northwestern U.S. Idaho had fewer Jews than any other state; in 2005 the estimated population of Idaho was 1,347,000 and the Jewish population was 1,000. Two Jews of unknown name, one of whom reportedly perished, are said to have… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Idaho — es un estado de los Estados Unidos localizado en la parte noroeste. Su capital es Boise. * * * ► Estado del NO de E.U.A., en la división administrativa de la Montaña, entre Canadá (N), los estados de Montana y Wyoming (E), Utah y Nevada (S) y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Idaho — Idaho1 [ī′də hō΄] n. a type of large, oblong white potato with a high starch content, grown chiefly in Idaho and used mainly for baking: in full Idaho potato or Idaho Idaho2 [ī′də hō΄] [< tribal (Shoshonean) name < ?] Mountain State of the… …   English World dictionary

  • Idaho — état de l O. des È. U.; 216 412 km2; 1 007 000 hab.; cap. Boise City. S étendant sur des plateaux arides au S., sur les Rocheuses au N., cet état possède d importantes ressources minières (argent à Coeur d Alene). Cult. irriguées de la vallée de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Idaho — c.1860, as a place name, originally applied to part of what is now eastern Colorado (Idaho Territory organized 1863; admitted as a state 1890); from Kiowa Apache (Athabaskan) idaahe enemy, a name applied by them to the Comanches …   Etymology dictionary

  • Idaho — (spr. aibahō, abgekürzt Id.), einer der Staaten der nordamerikan. Union (s. Karte »Vereinigte Staaten«), der nördlichen Felsengebirgsgruppe zugehörig, liegt zwischen 42–49° nördl. Br. und 111–117°10´ westl. L. und wird im O. durch die Kammlinie… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Idaho — (spr. eidĕhoh), eine der Ver. Staaten von Amerika, am Westabhange der Felsengebirge, 217.106 qkm, (1900) 161.772 E. (zahlreiche Mormonen); Produktion von Gold, Silber, Blei und Steinkohle; Hauptstadt Boise City …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Idaho. — Reports …   Black's law dictionary

  • Idaho — This article is about the U.S. state of Idaho. For other uses, see Idaho (disambiguation). Idaho …   Wikipedia

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