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  1. North Da·ko·tan
    IPA[ˌnôrTH dəˈkōtn]
  2. adjective

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

      a rural North Dakotan town

    noun

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

      a North Dakotan with a high tolerance for paperwork
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: North Dakotan, plural noun: North Dakotans

    • the largest city in North Dakota, in the southeastern part of the state, across the Red River of the North from Moorhead in Minnesota; population 95,531 (est. 2008).
    • a state in the northern central US; population 804,194 (est. 2008); capital, Pierre. Acquired partly by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, it became a part of the former Dakota Territory in 1861. It separated from North Dakota in 1889, becoming the 40th state of the US.
    • the capital of North Dakota, in the south central part of the state, on the Missouri River; population 60,389 (est. 2008). It took the name of German Chancellor Bismarck in order to attract German capital for railroad building.
    • a former territory of the US that was organized in 1889 into the states of North Dakota and South Dakota.
    • 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 North Dakota
    • a nickname for the state of North Dakota
    • a nickname for the state of North Dakota
    • adjective

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

      a native or inhabitant of the US state of North Dakota:
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