Ohio
geographical name 1. river about 975 miles (1569 kilometers) E United States flowing from junction of Allegheny & Monongahela rivers in W Pennsylvania into Mississippi River 2. state NE central United States capital Columbus area 41,222 square miles (106,765 square kilometers), population 11,353,140 • Ohioan noun

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

  • Ohio — • The seventeenth state of the American Union Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ohio     Ohio     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • OHIO — OHIO, industrial state in eastern central United States. In 2001, the Jewish population of Ohio was 149,000 of a total population of 11,353,140, or 1.3%. Jewish settlement in Ohio paralleled the opening of new lands to the west of the Allegheny… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ohio — es uno de los estados que conforma los Estados Unidos de América. Su abreviatura postal es OH, y su abreviatura antigua es O. Ohio es una palabra iroquesa que significa agua grande . El nombre refiere al Río Ohio que forma su frontera del sur. La …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ohio — état du N. E. des È. U., sur le lac érié, bordé à l E. et au S. par l Ohio; 106 765 km²; 10 847 000 hab.; cap. Colombus. L état, qui s étend sur des plaines souvent limoneuses, a une agriculture puissante. Houille, pétrole et gaz naturel ont fait …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ohio — Ohio, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 540 Housing Units (2000): 241 Land area (2000): 0.752831 sq. miles (1.949822 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.752831 sq. miles (1.949822 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ohio — originally used of the river, from Seneca (Iroquoian) ohi:yo , proper name from ohi:yo:h, lit. good river. The Seneca also used this of the Allegheny, which they considered the headwaters of the Ohio. Related: Ohian (1819); Ohioan (1818) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ohio — ohio; ohio·an; …   English syllables

  • Ohio — (spr. oheio), wichtigster Nebenfluß des Mississippi, entsteht bei Pittsburgh aus der Vereinigung des Alleghany und Monongahela, mündet bei Kairo, aufwärts bis Pittsburgh (1650 km) schiffbar (die Stromschnellen bei Louisville durch Kanal… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ohio — Ohio, d. h. schöner Fluß, der große, schiffbare, aus der Vereinigung des Alleghany und Monongahela in Pensylvanien entstehende Fluß der verein. Staaten in Nordamerika, strömt von Pittsburgh aus in südwestlicher Richtung bis zu seiner Mündung in… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Ohio — (izg. ohȃjo) m DEFINICIJA geogr. 1. rijeka u središnjem dijelu SAD a, duga 1579 km, utječe u Mississippi 2. savezna država SAD a, 107.044 km2, 10.847.000 stan., glavni grad Columbus …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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