Kansas
geographical name 1. (or Kaw) river 169 miles (272 kilometers) E Kansas flowing E into Missouri River — see Smoky Hill 2. state central United States capital Topeka area 82,277 square miles (213,097 square kilometers), population 2,688,418 • Kansan adjective or noun

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

  • Kansas — • One of the United States of America, is the central state of the Union, to which it was admitted 29 January, 1861 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Kansas     Kansas      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • KANSAS — KANSAS, midwestern state in the central United States. The population in 2001 numbered 2,692,000, with a Jewish population of 14,000, the bulk of the Jews living in the greater Kansas City area. Wichita has some 1,300 Jews. The first Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kansas — Основная информация …   Википедия

  • Kansas — Kansas, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 260 Housing Units (2000): 128 Land area (2000): 0.999915 sq. miles (2.589767 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.999915 sq. miles (2.589767 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kansas — Kansas, es un vocablo sioux que significa gente del viento del sur y es uno de los estados que conforman los Estados Unidos. * * * Río de E.U.A., en el estado homónimo, afluente del Missouri; 272 km. Estado del centro NE de E.U.A., limítrofe con… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kansas — (Kanzas, Konzas), 1) Indianerstamm in Nordamerika, zur Gruppe der Sioux Völkerschaften gehörig, westlich über den Mississippi zurückgedrängt, jetzt namentlich an den Ufern des gleichnamigen Flusses; ungefähr noch 1600 Köpfe stark; 2) (K. River),… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kansas — état du centre des È. U., à l O. du Missouri; 213 063 km²; 2 478 000 hab.; cap. Topeka. Rég. de plaines au climat continental contrasté, le Kansas cultive le blé d hiver. Il possède d import. gisements de pétrole (Wichita) et de gaz naturel. Cédé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kansas — Kànsas DEFINICIJA geogr. 1. savezna država u sredini SAD a, 213.200 km2, 2.36 mil. stan., glavni grad Topeka 2. Kansas City grad u am. državi Missouri, 435.000 stan., važno kulturno središte s istoimenim gradom na suprotnoj obali rijeke Kansas… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Kansas — Kan sas, prop. n. pl. (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians allied to the Winnebagoes and Osages. They formerly inhabited the region which is now the State of Kansas, but were removed to the Indian Territory. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kansas — [kan′zəs] [Fr kansa (prob. via Illinois) < a Siouan name] 1. Midwestern state of the NC U.S.: admitted, 1861; 81,815 sq mi (211,900 sq km); pop. 2,688,000; cap. Topeka: abbrev. KS or Kans 2. river in NE Kans., flowing east into the Missouri at …   English World dictionary

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