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  1. I·o·wan
    IPA[ˈīəwən]
  2. adjective

    • 1. relating to or characteristic of the US state of Iowa or its inhabitants:

      the sleepy Iowan town

    noun

    • 1. a native or inhabitant of the US state of Iowa:

      the captain was an Iowan
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: Iowan, plural noun: Iowans

    • the capital of and the largest city in Iowa, in the southern central part of the state; population 197,052 (est. 2008).
    • the states of the Midwest that are noted particularly for their agricultural production: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
    • a nickname for the state of Iowa
    • adjective

      relating to or characteristic of the US state of Iowa or its inhabitants:
    • noun

      a native or inhabitant of the US state of Iowa:
    • the state capital and largest city of Iowa; population 197,052 (est. 2008).
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