Oregon
geographical name 1. the Columbia River — an early name used especially prior to discovery of mouth & renaming of river (1792) by Capt. Robert Gray 2. state NW United States capital Salem area 97,073 square miles (251,419 square kilometers), population 3,421,399 • Oregonian adjective or noun

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  • Oregon — (oregón [oregón] < orejón? [orexón] < Latin auriculam little ear and the Spanish augmentative ón)    The thirty third state admitted to the Union in 1850. Hendrickson s contention that the model for Oregon may be the Spanish oregones,… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

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  • Oregón — El nombre de este estado de los Estados Unidos de América debe escribirse con tilde en español, ya que entre los hispanohablantes está asentada la pronunciación aguda y es palabra terminada en n (→ tilde2, 1.1.1): «Intel posee plantas en Arizona …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Oregon — Orĕgon, nordamerik. Fluß, s. Columbia …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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