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Ar·kan·sas

Arkansas

 
pronunciation:
ar kn saw
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part of speech: noun
definition: a state in the south central United States. Its capital is Little Rock. (abbreviated: AR)
 
derivations: Arkansan (adj.), Arkansian (adj.), Arkansan (n.), Arkansian (n.)
Word History
Arkansas is the French spelling of ugakhpah or quapaw, a Native American nation from the region. It means "people who live downstream."